Satellite Story 1957

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    Satellite story. Czechoslovakia.

    MS satellite. Panning shot of rocket ascending rapidly into clouds. LS spinning view of earth from moving rocket. MS cartoon explaining the way in which the satellite eventually parts from the rocket. MS cartoon depicting the satellite orbiting the earth and sending up radio signals (sound radio bleep).

    LS mountain range, pan to observatory. Interior MS with technician wearing earphones at controls. MS astronomer at telescope (poor light). CU lens of telescope, shutter closes over lens. MS vapour trail in sky. MS observatory in the fog. CU radar scanner. MS technician at radio, zoom in to CU of his hand operating the controls. CU keys of computer.

    MS man at bench. MS two astronomers using highly powered binoculars. MS man polishing lens, pan to CU of the lens. MS clock on wall at 20 minutes to 5, pan to radio operator. Two CU's of astronomers using binoculars. LS of the night sky in which the travelling satellite Sputnik is just visible. Three quarter moon or earth, zoom in to CU.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    69406
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2578.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:44:00 / 01:44:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 3030 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3030 D
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