• Short Summary

    Five miles off the Louisiana coast, a massive oil fire has ben raging for the last two and a half months.

  • Description

    1.
    Aerial view oil fire at sea, ships standing by
    0.06

    2.
    LV Flames and wreckage of rig
    0.11

    3.
    SV Flames spurting from ruptured oil pipes (4 shots)
    0.24

    4.
    LV Drilling rig
    0.29

    5.
    GV Fire with fire-fighting ships in foreground
    0.43

    6.
    GV Fire in b/g floating protection boom in f/g (2 shots)
    0.56

    7.
    CU Floating boom
    1.04

    8.
    SV Pipe discharging water (2 shots)
    1.09

    9.
    GV Tugs and fire-fighting equipment
    1.12

    10.
    Aerial View over fire
    1.25



    Initials DR.17.10 DR.17.52



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Five miles off the Louisiana coast, a massive oil fire has ben raging for the last two and a half months. The oilmen are fighting a long, complex battle to put out the fire without allowing vast quantities of oil to escape and pollute nearby beaches.

    National Broadcasting Company cameramen have ben taking a new look at this giant fire-fighting operation which is currently costing he oil company over a million dollars a week to mount.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6K71XW6SWYP23JA1DP2EP810Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA6K71XW6SWYP23JA1DP2EP810Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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