• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Atomic Research" - 53/24.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Atomic Research" 53/24.

    Material from Newsreel Story - American Voiceover - first shot not superimposed.

    Nevada Desert, United States of America.

    Atomic bomb explodes. Mushroom cloud rises. Effects on model house as the shockwave blasts it away. A civil defence observer inspects the damage. Views of model house further from blast site - less damage. Views of Dummies used to test effects. Another shot of the house being burned by the power of the atom bomb.

    Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America.

    GV. Exterior, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Medical Division. SV. Cancer patient drinking atomic cocktail. & CU. LV. Patient laying on table. Doctor operating diagnostic tools, the gamma scintillation counter. SV. Doctor adjusting gamma scintillation counter. SV. Doctor looking at picture drawn by GSC. CU. Picture drawn by counter. LV. Patient lying in bed, awaiting injection of gallium 72. SV. Doctor walks into laboratory and prepares to remove gallium 72 from lead brick. CU. Lead brick being removed and solution being extracted. SV. Doctor holding solution in tweezers walking into ward. SV. Doctor pouring radioactive gallium into dripolator. CU. Solution entering dripolator CU. Solution entering dripolator. CU. Radioactive solution being taken from test-tube. CU. Clock. CU. Clock. CU. a part of dripolator. LV. Doctors and nurses working on patient.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:30:00 / 01:42:05:00
    53/24 F (Selected Originals)

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