• Short Summary

    Diving Bell tested before record depth attempt - American navy techs measure cosmic rays.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Benthoscope Invades Ocean Bed".

    Long Beach, California, United States of America (USA).

    SV Two men looking at benthoscope. CU Port pan up to light.

    MV Benthoscope under water. CU man speaking into mike.

    SV Benthoscope being raised from water. SV Two men undoing hatch of diving bell.

    SV Otis Barton, inventor, crawling from hatch.

    Intertitle reads: "South Atlantic". American techs study Cosmic Rays with rockets.

    LV American Technicians working on rocket platform on USS Norton Sound.

    MV Naval technicians in control tower. SV Technician passing word back to fire.

    CU Hand on firing control knob. MV Rocket leaving platform.

    SV Technicians around rocket controls tracking past of missile.

    SV Technician pressing button to fire second rocket.

    LV Rocket platform. Rocket leaving. Pan up with Aerobee Sounding Rocket.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1419.16
    Media URN:
    46222
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:22:11:00
    Canister:
    49/60

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