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    Tokyo, Japan: AV Tokyo -super Tokyo. GV Japs walking thru wreckage pan to wrecked area. SBV Japs thru street - wrecked building in b-d. LV Jap kneeling down on mat and praying. GV bridge over river outside Emperor's palace. Shot Emperor's palace. 128ft



    ORIG. DUPE NEG.



    GOOD SCENES:



    GV devastated area. SV firepumps in wreckage. CU small fire pump in wreckage.



    Ofuna, Japan: LV prisoners cheering. CU prisoners types. laughing. TV prisoners preparing to leave camp. SV prisoners leaving and Jap guards bowing. 128ft



    ORIG. DUPE NEG.



    GOOD SCENES:



    GV pan Ofuna prisoner-of-war camp.



    SV Jap guard.



    Nagasaki, Japan: AV Nagasaki - super of Nagasaki. Nearer AV flying over devastated town. AV flying over devastated town and flying over rivers. 128ft



    ORIG. DUPE NEG.



    GOOD SCENES:



    AV flying over devastated Nagasaki and river. AV devastated Nagasaki. AV flying over devastated Nagasaki - and flying up rivers. AV devastated Nagasaki.



    Kure, Japan: GOOD SCENES: 128ft



    AV Kure - super Kure. (Japanese arsenal city). Nearer AV flying over wrecked factories. CAV flying over wrecked factories. AV damaged ships in Kure Harbour. CAV and LAV damaged ship in harbour.



    Hiroshima, Japan: AV Hiroshima -super of Hiroshima. GV and LV devastated town. SV twisted building and girders. CU Twisted girders. GV Japs walking amongst wreckage. Shot towards Japs walking past wreckage. TV from balcony showing devastated town. ORIG.DUPE NEG. 128ft



    GOOD SCENES:



    2 AV's devastated Hiroshima. GV from damaged window -devastated Hiroshima. GV devastated town. SV two wrecked trucks. GV devastation. GTV wrecked building. SV Twisted building and girders. CU twisted girders. GV Japs walking amongst wreckage. GV devastated area. CU wreckage. SV wrecked tramcar. Shot part of building amongst wreckage. CU broken ornament. SV part of archway left.



    SV and CU statue amongst wreckage. SV Japs thru wreckage with umbrellas up. Shot thru wrecked window of devastation. GTV devastation.



    Hiroshima, Japan: AV Hiroshima - super of Hiroshima. GV and LV devastated town. SV Twisted building and girders. CU twisted girders. GV Japs walking amongst wreckage. Shot towards Japs walking past wreckage. TV from balcony showing devastated town. 128ft



    Nagasaki, Japan: AV Nagasaki - super of Nagasaki. Nearer AV flying over devastated town. AV flying over devastated town and flying over rivers.



    Tokyo, Japan: AV Tokyo - super Tokyo. GV Japs walking thru wreckage pan to wrecked area. SBV Japs thru street - wrecked building in b-d. LV Jap kneeling down on mat and praying. GV bridge over river outside Emperor's palace. Shot Emperor's palace.



    Ofuna, Japan: LV prisoners cheering. CU prisoner types laughing. TV prisoners preparing to leave camp. SV prisoners leaving and Jap guards bowing.



    Nagasaki, Japan: GOOD SCENES: AV flying over devastated Nagasaki and river. AV devastated Nagasaki. AV flying over devastated Nagasaki - and flying up rivers. AV devastated Nagasaki.



    Hiroshima, Japan: 2 AV's devastated Hiroshima. GV from damaged window - devastated Hiroshima. GV devastated town. SV two wrecked trucks. GV devastation. GTV wrecked building. SV Twisted building and girders. CU twisted girders. GV Japs walking amongst wreckage. GV devastated area. CU wreckage. SV wrecked tramcar. Shot part of building amongst wreckage. CU broken ornament. SV part of archway left. SV and CU statue amongst wreckage. SV Japs thru wreckage with umbrellas up. Shot thru wrecked window of devastation. GTV devastation.



    Kure, Japan: AV Kure - super Kure. (Japanese arsenal city). Nearer AV flying over wrecked factories. CAV flying over wrecked factories. AV damaged ships in Kure Harbour. CAV and LAV damaged ship in harbour.



    Tokyo, Japan: GV devastated area. SV firepumps in wreckage. CU small fire pump in wreckage.



    Ofuna, Japan: GV pan Ofuna prisoner-of-war camp. SV Jap guard.



    U.S.A.: INSIDE SHATTERED JAPAN: (First Pictures). Scenes of unexampled ruin meet eyes of first Allies to enter Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Tokyo also is only slightly less damaged. New Mexico, U.S.A. GOOD SCENES: TWO AV's New Mexican desert where Atom Bomb was tested. Shot observation tower 5 1/2 miles away. LV control building dug into the ground. Shot wires overhead. GV Atom Bomb exploding-clouds of flame and pulverised earth rising. AV ground after Atom bomb has exploded. GV bomb scientists inspecting spot where Atom Bomb was exploded - lead shielded tanks in pictures. FV lead shielded tank showing meters to measure radio activity underneath. Shot spot lead-shielded tank. GV scientists cars at spot where bomb was exploded. Shot cameraman putting on "booties" to prevent picking up harmful particles. BV man carrying geiger meters for testing gamma rays. SV man placing geiger meter on ground. SV cameraman at work photographing ground. CU hand picking up brittle, fused crust caused by atomic changes in the sand. SV Dr. Oppenheimer and General Grove. Shot Dr. Oppenheimer and Ge. Grove and others looking at what's left of the steel tower from which the Atom Bomb was dropped. 128ft




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    MOVIETONE & PATHE EX U.S. & UNITED NEWS NO. 172

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2UU9JELV9SDSRE4VT5RAK70D0
    Media URN:
    VLVA2UU9JELV9SDSRE4VT5RAK70D0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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