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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Space Monkeys Meet Press" - 59/45.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Space Monkeys Meet Press" 59/45.

    Extra material not used in newsreel story.

    Mute version of newsreel story (see record for film id 1585.02 for more details), plus more shots of rocket taking off. Various shots of rhesus monkey being strapped onto board and sealed in a capsule which will be launched in rocket (shots very grainy, not good quality). Various shots NASA space scientists and military officers looking a computers. Various night shots of space monkey capsule being retrieved from sea (shots not good quality). Capsule is retrieved by sailors in rubber dinghy who take it to US Navy vessel. Various shots scientists taking monkeys out of capsules. One man holds the smaller squirrel monkey in his hand and feeds it a nut. C/U rhesus monkey.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:21:00 / 01:09:07:00
    59/45 A (Selected Originals)

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