• Short Summary

    The American navy launch a Polaris nuclear missile. Admiral Burke discusses their potential.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Polaris Missiles Make News On Navy Day". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Various shots, including aerial views of the American nuclear powered "USS George Washington" submarine at sea. VS Chief Naval operations, Admiral Arleigh Burke speaking. LS Polaris intercontinental ballistic nuclear missile is fired from the submerged George Washington, and pan with it as the atomic weapon streaks through the sky. CUs Admiral Burke speaking.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 27/10/1960.

    N.B. The sound in this item is very poor - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2792.15
    Media URN:
    81998
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:22:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 3421 J

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