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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the Naples Italian Petroleum show and the Congress held at the Campidoglio Palace in Rome.

  • Description

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

    Rome, Italy

    Arrival at Ciampino Airport of Chief US delegate, Republican Douglas Mckay (Secretary of the Interior) and his wife. (2 shots).

    Naples, Italy

    Various shots of the Zone of the Mediterranean Sea Fair, the Italian Petroleum show in Naples. Italian Minister of Industry Villabruna and VIPs inaugurate the show. Villabruna cuts the tape. Various shots of the stands and exhibits including drilling equipment and an oil tanker.

    Rome, Italy

    LS and MS Campidoglio, front of the Palace, where the fourth World Petroleum Congress is being held with over 3,000 delegates from 45 nations. LS Delegates entering. MS Delegates seated in the salon, listening to the opening speeches. MS In audience, Mr Carrobio, President of Purfina Oil Company in the centre. MS Two unidentified delegates. From left to right: Sir Ashley Clarke, KCMG and British Ambassador in Italy, Mr Haradha, Mr Heinrich Von Bretano, West German Prime Minster. CU Japanese ambassador. Delegates of the Italian government. View of the salon with delegates. Mayor of Rome, Salvatore Rebecchini talking. Mr Murphree speaking. CU Mr Murphree, President of Esso Research & Engineering Co., speaking. At Presidential table, Professor Marvello Boldrini, Chairman of the Congress. People listening. Mr Muston, Italian Secretary of the Congress, Manager of Esso Standard. People listening and applauding. Mr and Mrs Mckay. Professor Beldrini speaking. People listening. Italian Industry Minister Villabruna speaking. Mr Murphree shaking hands with Mayor Rebecchini.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 09/06/1955.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:41:00 / 01:44:00:00
    UN 2744 E

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