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    Item title reads - Oil under Channel?

    Off Weymouth, Dorset.

    L/S off shore oil rig in sea. Various shots of the rig. M/S as Pathe cameraman is winched up in basket by crane. M/S driller Ted Gittings walking across the rig. M/S as he starts the drill, various shots of it working. C/U one of the engineers looking up. Various shots of the drill at work. M/S and C/U Ted Gittings and tool pusher Ivor Priest inspecting one of the drill bits. C/U mud which is to be sieved. M/S geologist Jim Pepperell collecting samples of the mud and putting them onto a tin plate. M/S as he looks at deposits through a microscope for traces of oil. Microscope shot showing the deposits. M/S other members of the engineering crew in mess room. M/S pan up as the oil rig drill is pulled up from the bore hole. C/U drill. M/S of the mobile barge and oil rig at sea.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54896
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1778.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:34:00 / 01:22:58:00
    Canister:
    63/88
    Sort Number:
    63/088
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Dorset Dorchester Area History Oil Rig Oil Rigs
  • Stills

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

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