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    Nevada, U.S.A.: Air V Atom bomb bursts right on target. GV Atomic bursts smashing up aircraft. CU Ditto. SV Smashed aircraft. CU Another ditto. GV Aircraft wrecked. SV Clock reading four-minutes-to-five. SV Reporters, at typewriters. SV Cameramen getting set. SV Flares going up prior to explosion. SCU Cameramen. GV Atom bomb explodes. SV Light flash from explosion, illuminating observers. CU House blown up. SV Atom bomb continuing. CU Big still camera. GV Continuation of atom explosion with halo effect. SV Big still camera. GV Silhouette shot of people & atom bomb spiral in b-g. Closer V House with broken window & chimney & car in f-g. SV Broken window frames of house. CU Ditto. GV House with broken doors etc., SV Damaged car. GV Second house wrecked, man with geiger counter walking towards wreckage. CU Wreckage. SV More ditto. GV Demolished house with car etc.,

    GOOD SCENES: GV Atom bomb bursts on target, showing vertical rocket trails. Closer V Bomb burst showing mushroom effect. Another V Ditto. Air V B. 50 flying thru cloud. Air V Ditto over camera. Air V Bomb-bay doors opening. CU Pilot in oxygen mask. GV Target area. CU One of plane crew. BV Pilot in open cockpit. CU Hand on radar control. Shot Target area marked out. CU Bombardier. CU Pilot pulls goggles down over eyes. GV Dwelling & cars on proving ground. Elev V People around test house. Int. V Dummies at table. Int. V More ditto. SV Int. Dummy in chair. CU Pan First aid kit to dummies with baby dummy. GV Cars at strategic points on test ground. CU Woman dummy in chair. GTV Soldier move down trench. LV Soldiers heads in trench. SV Light from explosion illuminating observers. GV Explosions showing rocket trails. Silhouette effect shot Observers watching explosion. GV Steel tower, & a wrecked house. SV Soldier going forward with geiger counter, standing house in b-g. CU Angle V Man with geiger. GV Ditto approaching tank.

    SV Complete house standing. SV Pan Soldier going into trench. CTV Ditto. SV Observers goggled against glare. Closer V Ditto. FV Observers. CU Bowed head of man goggled. Pan Int. V Dummies at table. Air V B. 50, appears thru cloud. CU Airman with goggles & breathing apparatus looks out of window. GAV Target area. GV Explosion flash on target. CU Man with goggles pan to another as they move heads from window as bomb bursts. SV Men noting atomic reactions. CU Man looking into apparatus. GAV Target. CU Bowed head of man over apparatus. GAV Target. CU Pilot wearing oxygen mask. Air V Bomb-bay doors of B.50 opening. SV Still Cameramen getting set. SV Movie-cameramen getting set. SV Service men watching. C Air V B.50 in flight. STV Mushroom cloud effect from explosion...FINE GRAIN PRINT. GV House still intact. SV Int. Dummies. SV Int. One ditto...DUPONT NEG.

    Munitions and Armaments; Atomic Energy; United States of America; Personalities - Intellectuals



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