• Short Summary

    Averell Harriman tries to sort out Iranian oil crisis - A fire burns in the oil fields.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Harriman In Persia".

    Persia / Iran. Averell Harriman tries to sort out Iranian oil crisis - A fire burns in the oil fields.

    MV American roving ambassador Averell Harriman arriving in Teheran and greeting US Ambassador Grady. CU Harriman, SV Harriman, Grady and Iranian personality. MV Flag flying. SV Harriman arriving at Shah's home. CU Harriman meeting Shah of Iran. CU Harriman, Shah and Grady.

    GV Demonstrations outside British Embassy. VS discussions inside Iranian Parliament.

    LV Oil well blazing furiously. Firemen advancing behind barricade. MV English and Persian volunteers playing hoses on flames from behind barricades. SV Experts watching. MV Volunteers playing water onto flames. MV Dynamite being rushed up. CU Experts directing operations. MV Flames. LV First explosion to remove horizontal flame. CU Fireman shielding eyes from glare. LV Pan flames and steel drill pipe flying through air. SV Workers sprayed with hoses preparing next explosion. LV Charge being sprayed pan up flame. LV Explosion. Debris flying through air. SV Experts watching. CU Gas belching from earth. MV Pan workers surrounding jets of gas.

    MV Mr Averell Harriman at President Mossadeq's home. CU Harriman and Mossadeq. SV Harriman and Mossadeq and experts sitting down. CU Harriman and Mossadeq.

    (Orig. Neg. & Lav.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:45:00 / 01:18:14:00

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