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  • Short Summary

    Nuclear tests in France - country explodes her third atomic bomb.

  • Description

    Sahara Desert, Africa.

    LS. Bomb exploding in the Sahara desert, showing small mushroom cloud. Various shots of a convoy of French army vehicles crossing through check points at Hamou Dia. GV. Airport control tower. LS. & MS. Observation tower overlooking airfield. MS. Mysters jet fighter standing on runway. Various shots of the tanks and other equipment in the desert. GV. Small guided missile being raised up on its firing ramp. More shots of the equipment in the desert. Several shots of the dummies in uniforms - setting for the atomic bomb tests. Various shots of the military men inside a room looking at the map showing position of the bomb site. Man talking on telephone. More shots of the men operating equipment. Several shots of the explosion - mushroom cloud rises at night. Thick smoke in the air. Man filming the explosion from distance.

    (Mute. Dupe Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 01/12/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2798.23
    Media URN:
    82127
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:43:00 / 01:50:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 3436 A

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