• Short Summary

    Display of US planes for Truman and Ike - An old aircraft hanger is blown up.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, United States of America (USA).

    LV President Truman and others walking past crew of B-47. LV Truman walking past crew of B 47. Aircraft in background. SV American President Harry S Truman and General Dwight D Eisenhower talking. SV B. 47 in flight. SV Ike and Truman. Truman looking through binoculars. MV B47 bomber plane flies past. MV Formation of Shooting Star fighters flying over. MV Crowd watch. MV F-86 flying overhead.

    Muroc, California.

    LV Towards formation of B36 Convair six - engine pusher aircraft flying over. LV Formation of Convair aircraft flying over. MV Convair aircraft in formation. SV Airman looking through astrodome. Air to air shot of formation in flight.

    Houma, Louisiana.

    LV GV Interior wooden hangar. LV Man securing dynamite among rafters SV Two men securing dynamite. LV GV Hangar. SV Man lowers flag as signal for detonation. SV Man turning plunger on detonator. GV Explosion and hangar crumples and falls. GV Pan wreckage of hangar.

    Possibly connected with 49/16 - MD. Very poor sound in parts - Neg Sound.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:47:00 / 01:44:09:00
    UNSO Reel 047 C

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