• Short Summary

    King Feisal is opening an oil pipeline to carry away Iraq's oil to the sea.

  • Description

    Kirkuk, Iraq. King Feisal is opening an oil pipeline to carry away Iraq's oil.

    GV Number 1 oil well at Kirkuk
    SV Open section of pipeline carrying out to Banias on the Mediterranean.
    LV Construction of pipeline.
    CU Section of pipe being swung in.
    CU Iraqi people look on.
    GV flag bedecked pumping station.
    SCU Scotsman in crowd.
    LV King Feisal and Regent - Prince Abdul Illah arriving.
    SCU decorated pole.
    LV King Feisal arrives on the dais.
    SCU King Feisal and Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Cunningham (Chairman of the Iraq Petroleum Company) walk up to dais.
    SV crowd watching.
    LV King turning wheel to open pipeline.
    CU Arab people look on.
    SCU Regent helps King to turn wheel.
    CU Pressure gauge.
    CU Prince Regent turning wheel smiling.
    GV interior of pump house.
    LV Kirkuk refinery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    44.30
    Media URN:
    27733
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:35:00 / 01:27:46:00
    Canister:
    52/95

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