• Short Summary

    Pipelines across Britain enable distribution of petrol across the country.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TRANS-BRITAIN PIPELINE".

    Britain, unknown.

    Close up shot of a sign "No Smoking - No Matches - No Lights Allowed". Various shots of pumping machines of petrol distribution station. Several shots of the men working on distribution of petrol to various pipelines.

    A woman walks across field and jumps over a fence. She is Lady Cripps, wife of Sir Stafford Cripps and she is patrolling the length of one of the pipelines. She regularly check if there is any damage or leakage along her pipeline.

    Several shots of the POOL petrol lorries leaving petrol depots - Bedford and Dennis lorries.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1147.04
    Media URN:
    39806
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:31:00 / 01:05:25:00
    Canister:
    45/11

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