• Short Summary

    People of Utica, New York, take part in mock nuclear attack - American newsreel item.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Mock nuclear attack staged in Utica, New York State, United States of America (USA).

    MS siren on rooftop. LS people running in the streets to take shelter from pretend atom bomb. LS deserted street. Car with siren on top travels through deserted street. MS team of civil defence workers in white overalls checking for radio activity. CU Geiger counter. CU civil defence worker talking into walkie-talkie. CU siren sounding "all clear". MS bulldozer moving damaged car off road. MS fire engine driving through streets. MS crowds in streets as view from fast moving fire engine. Various shots firemen directing hoses on staged fire. MS ambulance. MS stretcher being carried away.

    NB: according to narrator after the test Utica officials admitted that the emergency service would be able to cope in event of real atomic raid.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:41:00 / 01:53:37:00
    UN 2383 H

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