• Short Summary

    Soviet rocket Lunik III photographs unseen side of moon.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Moon Picture - Soviet's Amazing Triumph Wins World Congratulations".

    First pictures of the unseen side of the moon.

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots American rocket being launched at Cape Canaveral. Animated sequence showing the track of the rocket to the moon, zoom in to close up of the moon.

    Moscow, USSR (Soviet Union, Russia).

    L/S the Kremlin. L/S crowds in street listening to the latest news. M/S Russian scientist pointing to surface of moon on a picture, he is explaining to astronomy to crowd. M/S people in street watching.

    Still of the unseen side of the moon taken by Soviet rocket Lunik III. C/U still, showing sections labelled sections. Zoom back to long view of sections. C/U Nikita Khruschev, Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, sitting at desk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1599.03
    Media URN:
    50965
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:18:00 / 01:10:30:00
    Canister:
    59/87

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