• Short Summary

    Fire at Haifa docks in which 8 million gallons of oil belonging to the Iraq Petroleum Company were estimated to have been lost after terrorists exploded three bombs at an oil storage depot.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Terrorists Start Haifa Oil Blaze

    PALESTINE: Haifa:
    AIR VIEW AERIALS Huge black smoke cloud above burning oil storage-depot on dockside. Burning oil refinery including entrance with sign indicating Shell Oil Company as flames shooting high into the air. Fire brigade and British troops attempting to tackle blaze with hoses. Refugees leaving Illegal immigrant ship 'San Filipo' moored at docks and being rounded up. Burning port buildings.
    Background: Fire at Haifa docks in which 8 million gallons of oil belonging to the Iraq Petroleum Company were estimated to have been lost after terrorists exploded three bombs at an oil storage depot. Also includes shots of refugees arriving from an immigrant ship in the Haifa docks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1U8L7W4CHNKJ6DF90SKPXTS2F
    Media URN:
    VLVA1U8L7W4CHNKJ6DF90SKPXTS2F
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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