• Short Summary

    Bristol civil defence and military jointly stage and fight A-bomb attack.

  • Description

    Bristol, Avon.

    LV. Fire pump in action. SV. Man using Geiger counter. CU. Geiger counter. LV. Man using Geiger counter, pan up to hose playing on burning building. Pan across building. SV. Back view, fireman with hose. LV. Stretcher being hauled across gutted building on rope bridge. SV. Back view, firemen playing hoses on burning building. LV. Gutted building, stretcher being lowered to ground. SV. Pan, army reinforcements standing by. SCU. Officer speaking into mike, pan up aerial. SV. Helicopter carrying column commander Colonel Gough. SV. Soldiers on top of radio van, pan down to officer speaking to driver. SV. Commander Gough's helicopter landing. LV. Church spire, pan down to army reinforcements marching through streets, & SV. SV. Officer taking to warrant officer, pan to Colonel Gough. GV. Devastated area, pan along. SV. Army stretcher parties standing by, pan to medical orderlies carrying stretcher. GV. Militia in devastated area, bombing sites used for it. SV. Soldiers probing among ruins for body, & SV. SV. Civil defence man bandaging victim's head. MV. Body being placed on stretcher. SV. Wounded woman lying on stretcher. SV. Towards, woman being carried away on stretcher. GV. Devastated area.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:54:00 / 01:17:11:00

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