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    Woomera, Australia: GV Pan Australia desert scrub. SV Ditto - lorry passing with supplies for atom test. GBV Convoy across desert. GV Bristol Freighter, arriving. SV Scientists out of plane - Mr. T.A. Adams, Sir W. Penney's deputy, is greeted by Aussie. CU Pan Adams & two others. SV Sir William Penney putting on bush-rangers's hat. BV Penney walks away. Angle V Pan Up Photographic tower. SCU Photographer assembling camera. CU Camera. SBV Cameramen putting camera into position. CU Sand blowing over paper with headlines 'ATOM MEN AWAIT RIGHT WIND' CU Man assembling shadow graph. BV Men at control panel showing minutes & seconds dial. CU Coloured lights flashing. CU Man looking into instrument. SV Observers looking in direction of atom explosion. SV Sir William Panney with back toward explosion area. FCU Hand ticks of seconds, 5,4,3,2,1.



    GV Atom bomb exploding and mushrooming. SV Sir William Penney turns round to look at explosion & gives signal for news to be flashed to England. GV Explosion mushrooming. FCU Showing atom vapour etc., billowing. SV Rockets being fired into the radio-active cloud. CU Pan Observers. GV Atom Bomb exploding again, a nearer view. CU Observers looking thru instruments. LV Radio-active atomic cloud now owing wind-blown in form of a question mark, super impose question mark 8ft. in.



    Personalities - Intellectuals; Atomic Energy; Munitions and Armaments; William George Penney, Baron Penney (b. 1909)




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    C.O.I. VIA MOVIETONE.
    Australia

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    Film ID:
    VLVA59IASE81H1E2VQNVINMNOCNYV
    Media URN:
    VLVA59IASE81H1E2VQNVINMNOCNYV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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