• Short Summary

    Material relating to the newsreel story "A-Bomb Power" - 52/46

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "A-Bomb Power" - 52/46.

    Material for newsreel story - American voiceover

    American Title reads: - 'A-Bomb Blast Crumbles Buildings!'

    Eniwetok Atoll, Marshal Islands, Pacific Ocean.

    GV. Aerial Eniwetok Atoll. SV. Aerial Eniwetok Atoll.

    Various shots of buildings designed to show impact of atomic bombs on all types of construction.

    Various shots of tanks being driven into position. Their armour is also to be tested by an atomic explosion.

    Aerial View of the Atoll.

    American military personnel look over dials and equipment. Man reads off countdown to explosion.

    Atomic mushroom cloud rises into sky. Various shots of the buildings being destroyed by the blast. (Quite impressive stuff)

    Technician looks at readings on dials.

    Another shot of the mushroom cloud.

    This material looks very dupey .

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    12.13
    Media URN:
    26952
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:43:00 / 01:10:01:00
    Canister:
    52/46 H (Selected Originals)

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