A look at how rockets are powered.
People push a giant model of Guy Fawkes into an upright position. Various shots of a firework display. A woman fires a pistol to show the recoil. Various diagrams show how rockets are powered. Various shots of jet propulsion plane, congreve rocket and rocket shell. Various novels show rockets going to the moon. An experiment to send a jet powered aeroplane to the moon fails as it falls on the ground just beyond the launching platform. A man lights a small rocket but doesn't get out of the way before it explodes. A diagram shows what could be the spaceship of the future. Various cartoons show rockets and stars before turning into a sketch of the next item - Mervyn Saunders.