running wild

running wild

New Canadian Oil Field (1948)

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada NEW CANADIAN OIL FIELD. Title Reads: 'Canada Oil Strike'. L.S. General view of the oil field, Canada's largest, near Edmonton, Alberta. C.U. The derrick (the tower above the well) of the hundreth well. C.U. Bore coming out of well. L.S. Well being blown in and flames shooting out. Pan up to top of flames. L.S. Derrick with well in foreground. The well running wild and overflowing onto a large area. M.S. Oil cascading over ground. M.S. Oil bubbling out of ground. M.S. Men walking past pools of oil. C.U. Man holding handful of oil-soaked oats. C.U. Hands holding bundle of oats, which is put into the well, to try to stem the flow. M.S. Ditch draining oil away oil bubbling up in background. C.U. Ditch draining off oil. M.S. Oil running away. (Comb. B/W. Lav.) 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2465.07