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    Item title reads - England strikes oil.

    Exact location of events unknown.

    Various shots of oil wells drilling in England, they bring the oil to the surface. More shots of drills turning as search for oil continues. Various shots of oil being pumped from large storage tanks in railway to oil-carrying trains. M/S of oil train on the move. Various shots of farmer Percy Little tinkering with his tractor, he stops to say he doesn't mind them drilling on his land to help the war effort, but if he was in Texas he might be a millionaire.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39187
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1125.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:12:00 / 01:41:30:00
    Canister:
    44/79
    Sort Number:
    44/079
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Keep 1944 GPSS Pumpjacks Pumpjacks
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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