Film: 7539

War + Military | 1950 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

Underwater atomic blast at British atomic ships and submarines in British lagoon. Cameras being unloaded from jeeps. Loading box up to top of tower. Bomb raft in lagoon. US flag flutters. Admiral Parsons reports to admiral Blandy. Scientific team locked in hatched room. "Restricted Area Authorised Cossroads Personnel Only".
Operations room. Five cameramen on deck filming towards bomb site. Use of binoculars. Clock counts down seconds. Close-ups of men's anxious faces. Atomic blast. Mushroom cloud. Cloud envelops a ship. Pilotless plane flies over site. Large waves. Testing for radiation over site of ship. Ships in the lagoon damaged and
sinking. The Saratoga sinks.


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