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The research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb, as well as the bombing of Hiroshima, are detailed in this docudrama.
Agnes Moorehead filmed a bit as a German scientist, but it was cut when the producers couldn't get a clearance from the actual scientist.
Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer:
How do you do - whoever you are? My name is J. Robert Oppenheimer. I'm an American scientist, working in the year of our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty six. I'm addressing you people of the 25th century in English, now - and I hope in your time - ...
The original Trinity Site bomb (called "the gadget" by the scientists) detonated in New Mexico in July 1945 was not the sleek, traditional bomb shape shown in the movie. Actually, "the gadget" was spherical and covered externally with wires.