Mysteries in the Archives: 1946 A-bomb Tests on Bikini

Mysteries in the Archives: 1946 A-bomb Tests on Bikini

| 26 min

No event in the history of cinema had ever been so thoroughly covered. Why so many cameras and equipment to film two atomic explosions just after the end of the Second World War? And what is the relationship between atomic testing and the famous bathing suit?

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Credits
  • idea
    Serge Viallet
    Cédric Lépée
  • series director
    Serge Viallet
  • director
    Serge Viallet
  • editor
    Clarisse Gilbert
  • graphic design
    Stéphanie Mée
    Cédric Babel
  • historical research
    Cedric Gruat
  • musical illustration
    Niels Poux
  • image masking
    Alexandre Auque
  • dressing conception
    Alexandre Auque
  • credit sequence design
    Philippe Truffault
  • credit sequence production
    Philippe Truffault
  • credit sequence editor
    François Labat
  • colour correction
    Rémi Berge
  • translator
    Dana Burns Westberg
  • narrator
    Dana Burns Westberg
  • documentary research
    Serge Viallet
    Michael Dolan
    Marie Bessi
  • sound design
    Laurent Thomas
  • mix
    Laurent Thomas
  • post-production manager
    Rita Lourdemarianadin
  • post-production technician
    Daniel Ricard
  • broadcast mastering
    Vincent Legrain
  • image restoration
    Emmanuel Laroche
  • video transfer
    Eric Queille
    Marc Grandhomme
  • production manager
    Thierry Ippolito
  • production assistant
    Vincent Encontre
  • commissioning editor
    Elisabeth Hulten
  • administrator
    Françoise Tsitsichvili
    Yasmine Boucherat
  • producer
    Florence Fanelli
  • head of production
    Xavier Marliangeas