• Short Summary

    Plane crashes into house - Guided Missile tested - Snowstorm stops traffic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Flashes From US".

    United States of America (USA).

    Norfolk Virginia. Plane crashes onto houses - 6 die.

    GV The wrecked homes where the refuelling tanker plane crashed. CU Part of the wrecked fuselage. SV Part of the wrecked home. GV A fire engine. CU Firemen pumping foam into the wreckage, pan to wreckage. GV Firemen pumping foam into the wreckage. GV Firemen carrying out various duties. GV Wrecked home. GV Firemen working among the debris. SV Rescuers with stretchers. SV Firemen searching in debris. GV Wrecked area.

    California. New guided missile 'Regulus II' passes test firing.

    LV The Regulus II guided missile preparing for launching from test ship. CU Pan: the tail plane of the Regulus, to men working on her. CU Mechanic working. CU Inside the control room. GV The control room showing monitor screens and control panels, zoom into the screens. CU One of the screens on which is the picture of Regulus being prepared, pan to another screen and pan again to the third all showing pictures from different angles. CU Man speaking into microphone. CU Man listening on telephone and he presses the firing button. LV Regulus takes off, camera pans with it as it soars across the sky.

    Oswega, New York. Snowstorm paralyses town.

    SV Pan, showing snow in town with cars, streets and sidewalks covered. GV Snow covered car going down snow covered street. SV Pan, snow banked up the side of the road. SV A break down lorry. CU Man attaching tow line to another vehicle. SV A US mail van being towed. SV A car making its way through the snow very slowly, pan to snow covered street.

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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:
    01:45:12:00 / 01:47:06:00

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