• Short Summary

    Film showing the explosion of the first atomic bomb to be tested at Bikini, nicknamed 'Able' and dropped by B-29 bomber 'Dave's Dream'.

  • Description

    Caption: Paramount News presents: Bikini! First Actual Films! The Pictures the world waited to see! Heavily censored, this is the camera story of Atom Bomb No. 4 / Photographed by newsreel cameramen, Marine Coprs, Army, Navy and Coastguard photographers / Narrated by Gregory Abbot and Maurice Joyce

    MARSHALL ISLANDS: Bikini Atoll:
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    AV of Bikini, AV ditto. Book opening reading "COMMANDER, JOINT TASK FORCE 1 OPERATION PLANE 1-46." GV pretty sea scape scene. G elev. V of Kwajalein. Pan V planes on field. GV servicing Dave's Dream. CU V name on plane "DAVE'S DREAM" & 7354. FV Servicing plane guard waking in f-g. Angle shot servicing plane. CU working on wheel. SCU L to R. Major R. Wood and Major Swancutt.AV fleet assembled. AV fleet assembled. SV placing panels on side of ship. SCU putting panels (of materials to be tested in atomic explosion) in place. CU putting panels in place. SCU panels with various thing on it. CU panel with material on it. CU panel with ball bearing on it? Angle shot completely filled panel. SV handing over box filled with mice. TV boxes with mice. SV box with goats. SV shearing goat. CU ditto. SV rubbing in ointment poured out of can. CU rubbing in ointment squeezed out of tubs. SV pigs being carried past camera.
    Background: Film showing the explosion of the first atomic bomb to be tested at Bikini, nicknamed 'Able' and dropped by B-29 bomber 'Dave's Dream'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1EGR6P6ZOHZMGAQ4QNOIEOM08
    Media URN:
    VLVA1EGR6P6ZOHZMGAQ4QNOIEOM08
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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