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Title:OPERATION ANTLER RUSHES - ROUND THREE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AWE 78
Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from round three (codename Taranaki) of Operation Antler, a series of tests conducted at Maralinga in Australia in 1957.
Description: Reel one: Filmed using a Vinten 300 camera, features shots of cloud burst and subsequent mushroom cloud formation.
Reel two: Filmed using a Vinten Windsor Reflex camera, features cloud burst and mushroom cloud.
Reel three: Filmed using a Vinten 300 camera, features initial fireball with debris from weapon clearly visible.
Reel four: Heavily filtered compilation of shots featuring fireball, cloud burst and mushroom cloud formation.