This reel looks at contemporary oil production. L/S of an oilfield - derricks etc. Various shots of industrial equipment accompany narration about American oil consumption. Montage of trains, trucks, cars, industry, factories, traffic jams, petrol tanks being filled etc. Narrator states...
A 60 ton barge built inland is transported on a big trailer to the coast. Australia.
Good footage of a large oak fishing vessel under construction at Rock Channel shipyard.
Educational film showing the workings of a dry dock.
Women do men's work at British shipyards for war effort.
Huge fire at shipyard in USA.
Ship building footage.
Item showing ship and launcher being built.
Shipbuilders in Surrey made lifeboats for new liner QE2.