• Short Summary

    Clement Attlee opens the new oil refinery at Fawley. He talks about the situation at Abadan.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Premier Opens Big Refinery".

    Fawley, Nr. Southampton, Hampshire.

    Various shots of huge oil refinery with lots of pipes. LV Ship alongside jetty, pipe lines in foreground. SV Pipe lines from jetty to refinery. More shots of refinery.

    GV large audience waiting for opening. SV Pan, Prime Minister Clement Attlee and officials walking up steps. CU Fuel Minister Philip Noel Baker. GV Audience with Attlee on platform. SV Attlee's speech. CU Attlee speaking about oil supplies from Abadan - Persia / Iran. SV Attlee walking away to unveil plaque. LV Attlee unveils plaque. CU Plaque.

    VS of refinery and storage tanks.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. Track J.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1473.13
    Media URN:
    48108
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:50:00 / 01:28:54:00
    Canister:
    51/75

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