• Short Summary

    Tornado warning system is tested in Kansas.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Testing Tornado warning system, Kansas, United States of America (USA).

    Air to air shot helicopter flying over Wichita - it represents an approaching tornado. Various shots Civil Defence mobile communication centre. Various shots Civil Defence workers sending messages by telephone to alert the city. Ground to air shot of helicopter in flight. Various shots of police car. CU fire engine on the move.

    LS young children leaving their classroom desks. CU children coming out of classroom into hall. The children sit on the floor, resting their heads in the laps with hands over her head - looks like air raid practice. LS sign - "Mammel's Kellogg Shopping Centre".

    Date on dope sheet is 02/04/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2712.21
    Media URN:
    80163
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:05:00 / 01:49:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 3200 G

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