• Short Summary

    Cuts for newsreel 46/57 - EXPERIMENT WITH DEATH - First Atom Bomb Test at Bikini.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cuts for newsreel 46/57 - EXPERIMENT WITH DEATH - First Atom Bomb Test at Bikini.

    Section of American newsreel with commentary and background music. Radar turning round. Sailors cover eyes with goggles before bomb is dropped. Battleship Nevada, target of bomb below. Shots of the bomb exploding in huge mushroom cloud. Aerial shots of explosion and cloud. Cameraman films from plane.

    Scientists enter target area to take readings of radioactivity. Diagrams show area of primary and secondary damage. Admiral Blandy and others inspect damaged ships. Men look at samples through microscopes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2325.09
    Media URN:
    65998
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:25:00 / 01:49:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 1531 B

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