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    Item title reads - Sub fires Polaris.

    Off Florida. America (USA).

    M/S's Polaris missile on trailer moving past camera. M/S hatches of the atomic submarine "George Washington" closing, inside two Polaris missiles are ready for firing. Aerial shot of the submarine moving through the sea partly submerged. C/U Captain of the submarine looking through periscope, he turns to give an order. C/U of another man speaking into microphone. M/S looking out on the observer ship to empty sea where the sub is submerged. M/S officer looking through binoculars. C/U man in submarine watching the automatic count down machine. C/U indicator of the machine counting from 3 to 0. L/S as missile is launched. M/S observer ship, C/U as crew wave. M/S as the other missile is launched. C/U of it going up. M/S people watching.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1686.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:12:00 / 01:54:09:00
    Canister:
    60/61
    Sort Number:
    60/061
  • Stills

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

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