• Short Summary

    Footage of the victims in Hiroshima serves as warning as 5th atomic bomb is tested. Bikini.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The fifth warning.

    Japan and Bikini.

    L/S of explosion and mushroom cloud of atomic bomb. A diagram shows the plan of the fifth atom bomb showing ships on water and explosion 20 to 40 feet underneath the sea. M/S of title - 'August 6th'. Various shots of victims of the Hiroshima bomb being treated in hospital. M/S of fabric of a woman's dress, M/S of her back where the pattern was burned into her flesh. M/S of burn on a man's arm.

    Various shots of the outline of a man's body on a road caused by the intense heat. C/U's of the body of a Japanese man, still alive, skeleton like and almost completely devoid of flesh, caused by the effects of gamma rays. C/U's of a man who has lost his ears. Various shots as doctors and nurses dress wounds. M/S of clock counting down the last 15 seconds. Various shots of the explosion. It engulfs ships of test fleet, M/S of explosion seen from air. Oil rings on water are all that remain of the ships "Saratoga" and "Arkansas". Waves lap up on the shore. Various good shots of the atomic bomb explosion.

    End titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:55:00 / 01:48:35:00

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