• Short Summary

    Blue Steel nuclear flying bomb is replacement for Skybolt.

  • Description

    Scampton, Lincolnshire.

    Title reads 'Britain Shows Skybolt's Successor'.

    Various shots of nuclear flying bombs which are to take the place of the Skybolt, they are called "Blue Steel". Various shots of the men in protective clothing fuelling the "Stentor" rocket engine which will drive "Blue Steel". LS. Two Vulcan bombers which will carry Blue Steel. MCU. Blue Steel bomb fixed to Vulcan's belly. Panning long shot of Vulcan bomber taking off.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/02/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2631.04
    Media URN:
    78392
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:05:00 / 01:10:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 3719 B

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