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  • Short Summary

    Material of Apollo 13 and other Moon shots.

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    Unissued / Unused -

    Shots inside lunar capsule. MS of Eugene Kranz - NASA Flight Director. More shots in module. Man buying newspaper. People watch illuminated news strips. Pressrooms. Papers etc. Various shots of people getting news. A Prayer Service is held for Astronauts. Moment of silence before baseball game. NASA officials check machines. Newspaper billboards refer to Apollo 13. People watch news around the country. Good tense shots in NASA flight control (presumably Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA)). Applause breaks out. LS of re-entry capsule falling held by two parachutes. VS of people around the world watching return to earth and smiling and cheering. Some people cry. Illuminated sign 'Gallant astronauts make perfect splashdown'. TV shots of parts of landing. More shots of people around the world. Journalists go to work on story.

    Some shots of astronauts on the moon. Various lunar surface shots. VS of module in space. More shots of NASA technicians. Zoom in towards Globe. Reentry. VS of splashdown. More shots of moon's surface. VS of astronaut on moon walk. US flag being planted on moon. VS of activities on the Moon.

    VS of astronauts preparing for rocket launch. (Not clear what mission).

    N.B. Quite confused mix of space material - some Apollo 13 and some of a more successful Moon landing. The film is very grainy - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:29:00 / 01:26:04:00
    UN 4661 G

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