• Short Summary

    A big oil strike in Leduc, including opening of wells, giant flames burning off natural gas, and a river of oil escaping from an oil well, with men using wood pulp and feathers to try to stop its escape

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Spectacular Oil Strike in Canada

    CANADA: Alberta: Leduc:
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    CANADA Huge oil strikes at Leduc, Western means opening one new well every day. Oil seen gushing out like river

    Oil Biggest oil strike in history at Leduc, Western Canada. Oil seen gushing out like a river. Flames 1000 feet high burns off the natural gas. Seen being pumped direct into tanker train. Good shot of oil coming out end of pipe

    RAILWAYS Oil from new strike in Canada being pumped direct into tanker train

    oil strikes, worker, workers, Canadian, oil well worker, oil well workers, flare, drill, drilling, production, produce, producer
    Background: A big oil strike in Leduc, including opening of wells, giant flames burning off natural gas, and a river of oil escaping from an oil well, with men using wood pulp and feathers to try to stop its escape

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAV9DEZ4NJDODFBEZ4T03DP5WV
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV9DEZ4NJDODFBEZ4T03DP5WV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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