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  • Short Summary

    A U-2 aeroplane collects samples for radiation tests. Texas, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'U-2 collects samples for radiation tests'. Texas, United States of America (USA).

    Good shot U-2 aircraft being pulled past camera onto runway. CU man fitting special instrument to the aircraft. CU pilot wearing crash helmet and high altitude flying gear. MS U-2 on runway. CU pilot in cockpit.

    Panning shot of U-2 taking off and climbing steeply. Two good air to air shots of the plane. LS pan as it lands using parachute breaking device. MS U-2 standing on runway. MS men removing the filters that were fitted to the aircraft to collect samples from the upper hemisphere.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2790.29
    Media URN:
    81966
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:34:00 / 01:59:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3420 C

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