• Short Summary

    The Sparrow, a new guided rocket, chases enemy aircraft before making kill.

  • Description

    New Mexico, USA (United States of America).

    FV. Testing ground at White Sands, New Mexico. SV. Man at control panel. CU. Warning notice board. SV. Target getting final inspection. CU. Warning loud speaker. CU. Hand presses button. SV. Target being shattered. SV. Rocket being launched from battleship Mississippi. SV. Rocket drops launching gear. FV. Rocket circling radio controlled target plane it strikes target and blows it. SV. Aircraft carrying rockets (The Sparrow), & CU. CU. Rockets on wing of aeroplane - one fired off. FV. Target plane, rocket circles and hits it. SV. Another target, rocket circles and hits it, it falls to earth leaving trail of thick heavy smoke.

    (F.G.) (Orig "B")

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    491.04
    Media URN:
    25975
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:51:00 / 01:04:14:00
    Canister:
    54/97

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