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  • Short Summary

    Material related to newsreel stories "Oil and War" - 51/53.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for stories "Oil and War" - 51/53.

    Iran (Persia).

    CU. Map showing Europe. Asia and Africa, and showing the position of Iran. CU. Map of Iran - closing in to Abadan. LS. Skymaster Aircraft landing at Abadan Airport. LS. Air view of Abadan refinery - two shots. MS. Part of refinery plant. Various shots of the refinery. LS. Air view of the refinery. GV. The refinery - two shots. MS. Main gateway to refinery - car pulls up by "Guardhouse". MS. An official halts a lorry and asks to see papers. CU. Notice in Persian and English "It is prohibited to take matches and lighters into the refinery". MS. Machinery working in the refinery - two shots. MS. Late evening shot of palm tree by riverside. GV. Night scenes of the refinery. MS. Native boat sailing past refinery, various shots. CU. Bow of tanker 'British Guardsman'. MS. Stern of tanker. MS. Bow of tanker 'British Merit'. MS. Tanker at dockside. CU. Name of ship 'British Admiral'. CU. Bow of tanker 'British Guardsman'. MS. Tanker leaving dockside. CU. Stern of Tanker 'British Virtue'. MS. Bow of tanker 'British Virtus'. MS. Tanker 'British Pilot'. LS. Loading drums of oil - two shots. MS. Travelling belt for loading cans of oil. LS. Travelling belt on quayside. MS. Various shots of cans of oil moving along to quayside. MS. & MS. Pipelines to quayside. MS. Men at control valves of pipelines. Various shots of pipelines coming into the refinery. MS. Workers coming to the refinery. MS. Workers leaving the refinery at evening time. MS. Workers coming towards the refinery, many on bicycles. MS. Dustmen emptying dustbins. MS. Native boat on the river. GV. Man spraying houses with DDT powder to prevent malaria. MS. Children walking to school. GV. New block of flats. GV. Air views of residential area of Abadan. GV. Street in residential area of Abadan. MS. House. LS. Newly built cinema. LS. Newly built church. GV. Goods on quayside. Various shots of Arabic workmen building houses. MS. School building. Various shots of Persian apprentices learning machine shop and drawing room practise. Various shots of the children in classroom, teacher showing writing on blackboard. Various shots of the students during a lecture. Lecturer writing on blackboard.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:32:14:00 / 01:41:37:00
    51/53 E (Selected Originals)

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