• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "New U.S. Weapon" - 52/26.

  • Description

    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "New U.S. Weapon" - 52/26.

    Same material as in Newsreel Story - American voiceover - first shot not superimposed with title.

    Korea

    In the Korean War buried Napalm filled shell cases are being used to stop Korean infiltration. A very nasty form of land mine.

    CU. Notice "Operation Hotfoot"
    SV. Two officers examining Napalm Field Howitzer Shell cases.
    SCU. Officers inspecting blasting cap. SV. Officers puts down blasting cap and points.
    GV. Dummy platoon.
    CU. Officer making final connection.
    SCU. Napalm canister and blasting cap. SV. Officer signals "Fire".
    SV. Man pressing detonator.
    LV. Napalm explosion. LV. Dummies in midst of flaming napalm
    CU. A burning dummy.
    SV. A burning dummy. MV. Napalm explosion. & MV.
    GV. Napalm explosions / flames.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    21.40
    Media URN:
    27257
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:02:00 / 01:47:46:00
    Canister:
    52/26 F (Selected Originals)

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