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  • Short Summary

    New rigs are built in Canada to cope with oil boom.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Oil boom in Western Canada. Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

    LS countryside, pan to oil rigs in distance. Various shots oil rig. CU man with map. CU man's hand placing marker on map. Pan across town. MS large rig being erected. CU driver of truck, pan up rig. MS man surveying the rig. LS rig. MS man securing tower. MS long pipes arriving on truck.

    Various shots as parts are attached and assembled, high angle shot part being hoisted up. Various shots oil rig being assembled. MS drilling into ground. CU gauge. MS mud gushing out. MS's men shovelling mud. MS old oil well being burned.

    MS drill going up and down. MS man examining it. LS big storage tanks. MS man with mask coming to look at them. MS looking in tank. MS truck driving away from tank, sign in foreground reads 'no smoking in this area'. Various shots attaching pipe to tank. MS train passing by new rig. LS pan across big site.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2840.18
    Media URN:
    82715
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:39:00 / 01:31:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 2912 A

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