• Short Summary

    Troops hurdle in trenches close to atomic bomb explosion during series of new tests.

  • Description

    Nevada, USA (United States of America).

    Air view, Barren Yucca Flat in Nevada with army equipment laid out. Air view, tanks on flats. Air view, tanks on flats. SV. Self propelling gun. GV. Troops lined up prior to dispersal. SV. Troops taking place in trenches, & SV. SV. Men laying down in trenches. CU. Officer. LV. Atom bomb exploding. SV. Troops crouching in trenches, & CU. A huge heath wave is seen over trenches. LV. Another Atom bomb exploding. SV. Bomb explosion. SV. Troops crouching in trenches, & SCU. GV. Troops leaving their position, & SV. & GV. SV. Troops being dusted with brooms, & SCU. SV. Troops being checked with Geiger counters, & CU. LV. Troops marching away. & GV.

    (F.G.) (Orig "C")

    Note: This is an incredibly scary film - after atomic heat wave over trenches, soldiers are dusted with broom and sent off!

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    511.15
    Media URN:
    30549
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:14:00 / 01:35:28:00
    Canister:
    55/26

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