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Title:OPERATION BUFFALO RUSHES - ROUND THREE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AWE 85
Other titles:BRITAIN'S ATOMIC WEAPONS RESEARCH PROGRAMME COLLECTION [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Rushes from round three (codename Kite) of Operation Buffalo, a series of tests conducted at Maralinga in 1956.
Description: Reel one: Filmed using a Newall camera fitted with an 18.5mm lens, features complete record from detonation to formation of mushroom cloud. Filmed from a distance.
Reel two: Features detonation and formation of mushroom cloud.
Reel three: Filmed using a Vinten 300 camera fitted with a 12 inch lens, features complete record of detonation, fireball and subsequent mushroom cloud development.