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Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from Operation Totem, conducted in October 1953 at Emu Field in Australia.
Description: Reel one: Round one (codename T1). Detonation and formation of mushroom cloud. William Penney watching the developing mushroom cloud. General scenery shots.
Reel two: Round one. Detonation of weapon. Cloud dissipation. Filmed using a Vinten Windsor Reflex camera using a variety of different lenses.
Reel three: Round two (codename T2). Long distant ground level view of detonation and resulting fireball, followed by the developing mushroom cloud.