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United States, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “Visions of War”.
This is the fascinating background story to the making and testing of the first H-Bomb. It contains much fine colour archive film as well as contributions from many of the principal participants in the hydrogen-bomb saga. The story continues on from the first atomic bomb drops on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, through to the bomb test at Bikini Atoll in 1954.

Credits

production company

Peter Batty Productions

co-director

Peter Batty

Anne Batty

Duration

00:51:20:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Appears in

Visions of War

Group of items

Visions of War

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017500

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb - Blast effect

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Atomic bomb victims

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Bombing, Aerial

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Hiroshima (Japan) - Bombardment, 1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Hydrogen bomb

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nagasaki-Shi (Japan) - Bombardment, 1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear warfare

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear warfare - Social aspects

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Nuclear weapons - Testing

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Nuclear warfare - Social aspects

History → Atomic bomb victims

History → Hiroshima (Japan) - Bombardment, 1945

History → History

History → Nagasaki-Shi (Japan) - Bombardment, 1945

History → United States - History

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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