• Short Summary

    Good shots of oil rig drill in operation with helicopter arriving and departing on Transocean II.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Dutch newsreel item. No title.

    The North Sea.

    Aerial shot of the Transocean II oil rig run by the Dutch Oil Company. MS Pan down Dutch rig. MS Oil rigger with drill in background. MS Control room. (2 shots). MS Man operating winch gear. CU Winch gear in operation. Various shots, men at work drilling on this Dutch rig. High shot, looking down at sea below oil platform. Men in the mess room. Various shots, the engine room and control room. LS Small boat on a rough sea. LS KLM helicopter arriving on rig. Various shots, Prince Bernhard, husband of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands arrives and in his white helmet takes a look over the rig. Aerial shots from helicopter, leaving rig behind. (2 shots).

    Note: Date on original record: 02/10/1968. Dutch commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:31:00 / 01:51:37:00
    UN 4383 E

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