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  • Description

    New Missile streaks up. Larkhill, Wiltshire.

    M/S of Blue water missile on lorry moving into firing position. C/U of operator (member of Royal Artillery) looking through a theodolite for positioning of missile. C/U Back of operator looking through theodolite showing lorry in background with missile on top. C/U Two soldiers on top of lorry unlocking the missile. M/S Operator looking through theodolite. M/S of Missile on lorry as remote control firing cable is run out.

    M/S as officer runs into full screen and bends down to place key at end of cable and turns once for elevation of missile. C/U Elevated views of end of rocket on launcher as it begins to rise. M/S of missile continuing to rise in launching position. M/S of blue water missile about to be launched from a launching pad rocket rises past pylon and is airborne rocket continues up with flames coming from base of rocket.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53546
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1724.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:40:00 / 01:27:34:00
    Canister:
    61/41
    Sort Number:
    61/041
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    Royal Artillery missiles/rockets
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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