• Short Summary

    Gas explosion in New York & unsuccessful launching of America's first satellite.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    GAS MAIN EXPLOSION

    New York.
    GV. Times Square, New York, column of flames shooting up from road. GV. Cars in foreground with snow over them - fire raging in background. GV. Firemen tackling blaze. SV. Main burning. SV. Pan, firemen with hoses. SV. Onlookers. GV. Blaze and firemen.

    (F.G.) (Orig.'E')

    VANGUARD BLOWS UP

    Cape Canaveral, Florida.
    GV. Vanguard rocket standing ready for firing. GVT. Smoke begins to pour out and rocket bursts into fire - flames leap and rocket starts to topple over. As it falls, there is a big explosion and screen is filled with flame and smoke. GV. Smouldering black smoke on rocket site.

    (Lav.) (Orig. "G")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1509.13
    Media URN:
    49179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:56:00 / 01:22:24:00
    Canister:
    57/100

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