Atomic Alert (1951) Elementary Version

Explains steps to take in case of an atomic bomb alert or a bombing without warning at school, in the open or at home. Gives simple explanation of nuclear fusion.

22:22:22
Classic atomic eyeball shot
22:22:50
CU Hands operating a Geiger Counter
22:22:54
CU Students faces
22:22:57
CU Hands on a Geiger Counter
22:23:29
Atomic Scientists doing experiments
22:23:45
Animation of atomic bomb detonating in city
22:24:08
Animation of faceless boy in from of faceless family. In the background a cutout community.
22:25:16
Top down view of globe showing United States outlined and glowing
22:25:45
Teens walking down the street as a siren goes off
22:25:48
Teens scatter in all directions
22:25:58
CU One boy left in street
VO: “Don’t hesitate! Take cover!”
22:26:27
Exterior nice suburban home
22:27:08
Boy and girl go down to basement
22:27:25
Boy and girl sitting in dark shelter
22:27:28
CU Boy’s hand on first-aid kit *
22:27:34
CU Inside of first-aid kit *
22:28:01
Scene of people scrambling out of apartment building
22:28:05
Kids head down hall past “shelter area” sign
22:28:15
Two boys in empty stadium, sirens. Boys run *
22:28:37
CU Teens in rows in fallout “duck” position
22:28:52
WS Two boys walking down street
22:28:53
CU Boys talking
22:28:54
Bomb blast
22:29:02
One boy gets up and runs through rubble [possible post riot scene]
22:29:07
Two boys run through rubble of city
22:29:09
Nice running shot through rubble
22:30:49
VO: “Don’t drink tap water! It may be contaminated!”
CU Radio
22:30:54
MCU Ted pouring water from jug in the dark. Teens walking down street again.
22:32:39
VO: “….our very lives may depend on always being alert!”

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