Honest John rocket fired at Salisbury Plane.
HONEST JOHN ROCKET FIRED AT LARKHILL
Larkhill, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.
GV. Dignitaries crowded round the Honest John missile at Larkhill on Salisbury Plain. SV. Honest John missile being prepared for firing. SV. Honest John missile, showing the jet exhaust. LV. Warhead of the missile. CU. The jacks which raise the launching lorry off the ground, pan up to show launching ramp. GV. Dignitaries walking away from the missile. SV. Pan, French army officer walking away from the missile. SV. Final adjustment being made to the warhead. SV. Soldiers sighting missile. GV. Rocket on its launching pad. LV. Rocket firing squad. LV. Rocket about to be fired. Motors fire and the rocket shoots off the ramp, pan as the rocket almost disappears but the black smoke shows its path. SV. Dignitaries smiling. GV. People gathered round launching platform.