• Short Summary

    Head of American Space Agency, Dr Glennan, visits rocket building factory.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Who'll go to the moon?"

    Michigan, United States of America (USA).

    The Rocket Story. M/S head of the U.S. Space Agency, Doctor Keith Glennan getting out of his car at the Michigan Ordnance Missile Plant operated by Chrysler. M/S Dr. Glennan walking into building. M/S Dr. Glennan and other officials on electric car, used to show them round factory. The cars sets off.

    Travelling shot, from electric car, along the line of workers at their benches. Panning shot along lines of Redstone Missile boosters. C/U one of the officials reading programme with headline: "Astronauts Due for Space Hop". Travelling shot along lines of half built rocket bodies.

    C/U Doctor Glennan and other officials inspecting the model of completed missile. C/U base of model reading "Mercury Redstone", pan up to nose cone of rocket. C/U Doctor Glennan examining the model. C/U model of astronaut inside nose cone of rocket. C/U official lifting nose cone off rocket to show astronaut in position. C/U two technicians examining the base of one of the rockets. L/S two technicians working on one of the rocket.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:20:00 / 01:48:22:00

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