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    Ouargla, Sahara Desert, Algeria.

    GV. From the air, plane propellor in foreground, showing the sandy desert. GV. Showing the sandy wastes of the desert. LV. Mr Maurice Lemaire, French Minister for Industry and Commerce, accompanied by Mr Robert Lacoste, Minister-Resident in Algeria, steps from plane and they are greeted by officials. M. Lemaire shakes hands with them. Pan to Robert Lacoste. LV. Towards, M. Lemaire and Lacoste walk down for inspection of the Foreign Legion standing to attention. SV. Pan up base of a drill revolving. Two men are looking up, camera starts to pan up to the top of the desert. LV. The two men accompanied by officials walking away from the well. LV. They walk across desert accompanied by officials, well in the background. SV. M. Lacoste and Lemaire pull over a lever. CU. Lemaire and Lacoste looking at it and smiling. SV. The two of them standing by vat, pan down to show oil pouring in. SCU. The two men standing in foreground as pipe belches flames into the sky in background. Pan up to show large flames leaping towards sky.

    (F.G.) (Orig. I)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32581
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    633.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:24:00 / 01:43:32:00
    Canister:
    57/16
    Sort Number:
    57/016
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Sahara Algeria B Planet Oil 2 Algeria
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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