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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Britain Explodes Atom Bomb' - 52/100.

    Material for Newsreel Story - some extra shots.

    Monte Bello Islands, Off Australia.

    Various LV of Islands. Closer shots of sandstone cliffs. Shot of sandy beaches. Various ships at anchor off the Island. LV HMS 'Campaignia'. Ships bringing equipment to the Island for the experimental detonation of an Atomic bomb. CU ship sign 'Narvik'. Naval ship moving at sea. CU ships sign 'Hawkesbury'. Equipment is brought on shore. Shelters are prepared. Concrete buildings are built to show the effects of the blast. Scientists leave the Island. Aerial view of the Island. Scientists watch dials on their equipment. CU clock counting down to explosion. Cloud showing atom bomb explosion. SV. Rear Admiral A.D. Torlesse and Dr. W G Penny with back to Blast they turn SV. Dr. Penny and admiral Torlesse. Troops stand with their backs to the explosion, they turn to see the cloud. LV mushroom cloud. Observers watch the spread of the cloud.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:20:00 / 01:46:18:00
    52/100 F (Selected Originals)
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    52/100 F
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    War & Revolution Science & Technology
    Maralinga atomic bomb tests Untitled Workspace Atomic Bomb Maralinga Nuclear Testing
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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