• Short Summary

    New American guided missiles tested in California.

  • Description

    Edwards, California, United States of America (USA).

    LV. New Bell X-1A guided missile slung under B 29 plane. CU. Nose of Bell X-1A showing name. LV. Pan, B 29 taking off. SV. B 29 in flight, missile launched, pan down as missile falls away. GV. X-1A in flight. MV. X-1A in flight showing rocket trail. LV. Air to air view of X-1A in flight showing rocket vapour. MV. X-1A with wheels down, ready for landing. SV. X- 1A flying low over runway. SV. X-1A touches down. SV. Pan Bell X-1A taxiing along runway.

    LV. Aerial shot of US aircraft carrier Princeton at sea. SV. New Regulus guided missile on launching ramp. SCU. Nose of Regulus on ramp. Regulus fired, rocket vapour fills screen. SV. Regulus climbing. LV. Another Regulus being launched. Pan as it climbs. SV. Regulus in flight. MV. Regulus in flight. LV. Pan, Regulus with tow guide planes. MV. Pan, Regulus being guided by parent planes along runway, for landing. LV. Regulus taxiing along runway trailing parachute brake.

    Note: American voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:19:00 / 01:07:41:00
    UN 2520 E

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