Ammunition Explosion

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Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
353034_1_1
Yes
Strasbourg, France
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1953  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:36:04 - 00:36:46
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1592
026-520-02
200 Hundred tons of high explosives go up near Strasbourg in one of the greatest munitions explosions since the war. 6 Perish in the blast which shattered windows for miles around. Establishing shot - Aftermath of the explosion. CUS - A workman picking up an unexploded bomb. CUS - One of the surviving workman walking around in complete bewilderment. CUS - Someone s house or factory, nothing recognizable except two chairs with missing legs. CUS - A man pointing out the holes the exploding bomb made in the fence. CUS - A tiled roof with a big hole blown in. MCUS - Not much of a surviving home. MCUS - Men standing around a scene that amplifies complete destruction.