• Short Summary

    High-speed camera footage from US Air Force Testing Centre.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    American newsreel titles read: 'SPECTACULAR AIR FORCE HI-SPEED TEST'.

    Mojave Desert, California, United States of America.

    General view of the Test Centre. Various shots taken by high speed cameras. L/Ss of a dummy pilot seated on sled shows the effect on a pilot when crashing. Slow motion shots taken by a robot camera of a rocket tearing from its launching platform and it hurls across the desert, twisting and spinning, and ends up by smashing into the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2504.01
    Media URN:
    67802
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 2551 F

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