• Short Summary

    Jet fighter fires first air-to-air missile with nuclear warhead. Nevada Desert, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Historic 'first' atomic air rocket'. Nevada. United States of America (USA).

    Various shots ground staff near plane. Various shots of jet fighter F-89 taking off and in flight.

    It fires the first air-to-air missile with a nuclear warhead, camera is momentarily blinded by flash, then we see atomic cloud.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2884.20
    Media URN:
    83522
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:30:00 / 01:48:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 2990 I

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