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The President of Brazil, Field Marshal Castelo Branco arrives at Carmopolis, is greeted by local personalities.
President being briefed, looks at location of wells on map.
At scene of drilling. Long shot of location, and close-up of well.
President looks at sample of oil, which has been collected in a workman metal hat.
Sample of oil is given to President (in small bottle).
Long shot of drill.
Pack horse goes by (contrast between drilling equipment of the Atomic Age and transport of the days of the Conquistadores)
Other drilling equipment
Pumps at work
Drilling in progress
Long shot of general area.
NOTE: L6 mm copy from 35mm film
NOTE: The President is easily identifiable. He is short of stature and gives the impression of having no neck -- and, of course, is central figure in all of the shots.
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