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Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_1
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:32:26 - 00:44:10
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Great Red Chinese propaganda film regarding the political and ideological influence of Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-Tung) and how it led to the creation of China's atomic weapons program.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_2
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:32:26 - 00:33:35
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Military preparations for nuclear blast. Men digging, moving dirt. Construction of false town

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_3
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:33:35 - 00:34:01
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Military preparations for nuclear blast. Lab work in a tent, chemistry.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_4
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:34:01 - 00:34:58
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Military preparations for nuclear blast. Pan across bomb casings. Pan across instruments set up to record the bomb test.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_5
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:34:58 - 00:36:23
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Military preparations for nuclear blast. Soldiers performing a drill. Soldiers marching in the desert.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_6
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:36:23 - 00:37:25
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Women bring water to soldiers. Women in cultural arts troupe dance (with guns on their backs) to provide a form of recreation/relaxation for the military personnel. Also an impromptu soccer game. Playing basketball. Rest and relaxation

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_7
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:37:25 - 00:37:44
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Soldiers getting supplies. Men sewing uniforms in the field.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_8
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Estimated Year)
Color
00:37:44 - 00:39:00
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Men in trucks moving equipment to the nuclear bomb test site. Dummies in uniforms are placed on the test site. Animals in cages are placed on the test site. Various equipment to be used to measure the bomb.

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_9
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Actual Year)
Color
00:39:00 - 00:41:42
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
1st nuclear bomb test (atomic bomb) takes place on 10/16/64. Pages of a Chinese calendar. Shots of clocks and equipment. Atomic blast with great shots of mushroom cloud, Cheering onlookers jump up and down knowing test is "successful"

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_10
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Actual Year)
Color
00:41:42 - 00:43:37
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Recovery workers including women suit up and go into contaminated area to assess damage and record data from the nuclear bomb test (atomic bomb). Recovery workers return joyously

Great Victory of Mao Zedong's Thoughts aka Mao's Little Red Video

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
539858_1_11
Yes
China
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1964  (Actual Year)
Color
00:43:37 - 00:44:10
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1769
311-038
N/A
Premier Zhou Enlai (Chou En-lai) announces success of the first nuclear bomb (atomic bomb) test to the public