• Short Summary

    The Thor Intercontinental Ballistic Missile is being tested for use as part the moon shot.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Florida. Moon Rocket ?"

    Florida, United States of America (USA). The Intercontinental Ballistic Missile is being tested for use as part the moon shot.

    LV Thor ICBM missile surrounded by scaffolding at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

    SV Technicians seated at control panel.

    GV Thor standing ready for launching as the scaffolding is wheeled away.

    CU Two technicians at control panel.

    GV Looking at missile through massive steel archway.

    LV Liquid oxygen tanks in foreground and in the background stands the missile.

    LV Men operating oxygen tanks, fuelling missile. SV Nose of Thor.

    SV Technicians seated at control panel ready for the firing.

    GV Thor standing ready for launching. LV Take off, flames shoot from rocket motor.

    GV Thor travelling upwards leaving clouds of smoke on the ground.

    Angle shot Thor in flight.

    (F.G.) (Orig. B)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1517.22
    Media URN:
    49247
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:32:00 / 01:31:19:00
    Canister:
    58/9

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