• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story 'U.S. Marines in Atom Test' - 52/40

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'U.S. Marines in Atom Test' 52/40

    Same material as in Newsreel Story - American voiceover

    Yucca Flat, Nevada,.United States of America

    U.S.A.'s 28th atom bomb test - as planned support for ground troops U.S. Marines are only 3 miles from blast, closer than any troops before.

    American titles reads: "Marines Undergo Atom Test!" G.V.& S.V. Marines getting into slit trenches. S.V. Marines ducking in slit trenches S.CU. 3 Marines. LV. Tracer rockets fired as explosion measurements Explosion. C.U. Marine. L.V. Explosion. S.V. Back view marines moving towards explosion. Pan up column of smoke and dust. D.V. Explosion and mushroom cloud from Atomic bomb.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    8.51
    Media URN:
    26856
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:05:00 / 01:52:57:00
    Canister:
    52/40 H (Selected Originals)

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