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Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from Operation Hurricane, conducted off the Montebello Islands in October 1952.
Description: Reel one: Three part film. First part features the explosion, the second features the fireball development, and the third the explosion filmed in very slow motion from a considerable distance. Filmed using a variety of cameras and lenses, including the Vinten 300.
Reel two: Short record of the explosion filmed from site A4, using a Vinten 300 camera fitted with a 6" lens, shooting at 250 frames per second.
Reel three: Short record of the explosion filmed using a Vinten 300 camera fitted with a 3" lens.
Reel four: Compilation of colour records of the explosion, filmed using a variety of cameras including the Vinten 300 at sites H1 and A4, and the Cameflex at site A4.