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Title:OPERATION GRAPPLE SHOTS - ROUND TWO [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AWE 80
Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from round two (codename Orange Herald) of Operation Grapple, a series of tests conducted on Malden Island in 1957.
Description: Reel one: Filmed onboard airborne Shackleton, the initial burst is seen at the side of the frame behind a small cloud, aircraft wing visible in opposite side of frame. Aircraft then turns towards the growing mushroom cloud.
Reel two: Airburst shots filmed from Valiant tail cone.
Reel three: Airburst shots filmed from Valiant tail cone.