• Short Summary

    Huge oil pipeline is completed in Iraq.

  • Description

    Iraq.

    GV. Ancient ruins of Sun Temple at Palmyra in Iraq. (First 7 feet for super title). LV. More ruins.

    Final sections of pipeline being joined in. Crowds of people look on - some in traditional Arab desert dress. CU men in Arab dress. CU of man using rotary grinder on the end of the pipeline.

    CU. Map Scene.

    A mechanical welder is used to complete the joint in the pipe. People look on. Cranes lower parts of the pipeline into place. More shots of the pipeline in the desert.

    LV. Tanker. SV. Pipeline being hauled aboard tanker. SCU. Two officers looking on. SCU. Pipe being coupled to inlet valve of tanker.

    GV of oil storage tanks.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "B")

    Paperwork contains Map of the area.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    8.06
    Media URN:
    26818
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:19:00 / 01:04:47:00
    Canister:
    52/38

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