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Atom Bomb. First Pictures Latest Explosion

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
2209
Date Released
1 May 1952
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Walthamstow Avenue Win Amateur Final
  2. 2Cup Final Trailer: a Must for You. Don’t Fail to See the Cup Final in Our Next Issue
  3. 3Scouts Cheer Their Queen
  4. 4Water Ski Wizards Contest Title
  5. 5Atom Bomb. First Pictures Latest Explosion
  6. *All Quiet on the Prison Front
  7. *Lock Gates Rowed [Sic] Sixty Miles to Mersey

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
Summary
Highly dramatic pictures show enormous preparation for latest test by US Atomic Energy Commission. Army of newsreel, press and radio reporters witness explosion from ten miles distant. Fifteen hundred troops take up positions only four miles from explosion. Finally, the explosion itself - an awe inspiring sight.
Keywords
Mass media; Weapons; Military; Nuclear energy; Newsreels
Locations
Nevada
Library number
20350
Length of story (in feet)
280
Story extras:

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Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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