• Short Summary

    French students visit Hassi Messaoud oil fields in Sahara Desert.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Students see Sahara Oil".

    Sahara Desert, North Africa.

    Aerial shot oil fields in desert at Hassi Messaoud (Algeria?). L/S 200 French students walking past oil storage tanks. C/U student making notes. L/S oil storage tanks and pipes. L/S pipes. C/U men (of North African origin) turning wheel to control flow of oil. Angle shot oil derrick working. C/U drill revolving. C/U oil technician lecturing students. Angle shot looking up at oil derrick. C/U students with cameras, pan to flaming oil gushing from top of a high pipe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.35
    Media URN:
    51327
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:09:00 / 01:55:44:00
    Canister:
    59/60

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