• Short Summary

    Pathe looks over America's efforts to send a rocket to the moon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "All Set For The Moon".
    Intertitle reads: "Experts say Rocket may go any day now".

    GV Cape Canaveral Rocket site, Florida, United States of America (USA). CU Sign 'Cap Canaveral Test Annex' Air Force missile test centre. SV Pan coach driving through the main gates. GV A rocket being prepared for firing. SV Pan down rocket in service structure.

    LV Operations room. CU Monitor screens. SV Operators watching monitor screens.

    CU Engineers prepare Thor-Able rocket for firing. SV Men at control panel with countdown system. GV Thor-Able rocket on launch pad. SV Men at controls. GV Rocket fuelled. SV Men at controls.

    Aerial views of Jodrell Bank radio telescope. Various shots of control room. Angle shot Jodrell Bank radio telescope. CU Mast inside telescope.

    GV Hurstmonceaux observatory. Shots of Dr Eggen looking through telescope.

    CU of the moon. SV artists impression of mountains on moon.

    Various shots of Cape Canaveral as the Thor-Able takes off.

    Zoom shot towards the moon. 'Bomb wipe' explosion.

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:13:00 / 01:11:50:00

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