• Short Summary

    Oil burns fiercely and sends flames high into the air - Texas, USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. Like a mighty torch! Exploding oil well on fire, makes awe-inspiring spectacle by night and by day."

    Texas, United States of America (USA).

    Oil spews out of a hole in the ground where the well workings have been blown away. Various shots of oil and fire. Men advance behind shields of corrugated iron towards the flames. The flames burst up once more than the men retreat.

    Night shots of the oil and flames going high into the air.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    735.05
    Media URN:
    6673
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:19:00 / 01:06:00:00
    Canister:
    33/81

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