• Short Summary

    'Nitramon' explosive demonstrated, a new explosive based on ammonium nitrate combined with different ingredients such as paraffin wax, aluminium and dinitrotoluene.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: EXPLOSIVE 'FOOL-PROOF' 20% more 'kick' than TNT - but safe. Newly discovered 'Nitramon' even burns without going off.

    U.S.A.: New Jersey:

    Semi view of Nitramon. being unloaded. Gen. view of men pouring out Nitramon and hitting it. CU. pouring out Nitram and hitting it. Semi cu. of can of Nitramon and can of T.N.T. hanging on line. CU. of man sitting on can of Nitram and shooting rifle at cans. CU. of Nitramon being hit and cu. can. of T.N.T. being hit and exploding. Gen. view rolling Nitrate down Hill and cu. putting container of Nitramon in hole, Long view man signals. CU. man charging explosive. Gen. view and cu. of Nitramon exploding and blowing up side of mountain.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about new explosive and says that it has 20% more kick in it, and is almost fool proof.

    Inventions; Munitions and Armaments
    Background: 'Nitramon' explosive demonstrated, a new explosive based on ammonium nitrate combined with different ingredients such as paraffin wax, aluminium and dinitrotoluene.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA74TUUOSCTH2SRD72Y9WYNRPB6
    Media URN:
    VLVA74TUUOSCTH2SRD72Y9WYNRPB6
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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