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Title:OPERATION BUFFALO RUSHES - ROUND ONE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AWE 40
Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from round one of Operation Buffalo, code name One Tree, conducted at Maralinga in Australia, on 27 September 1956.
Description: Reel one: Continuous record filmed from an unmanned camera, focusing on the development of the mushroom cloud following detonation. Covers from burst to eventual cloud dissipation. Filmed against the sun using a 35mm lens, there are dramatic shots and effects as the cloud blots out the sun.
Reel two: Focuses on the development of the mushroom cloud.