STK-ID 30337

Various shots of gas flares, spectators visible in some shots, of lighting of flares. Various shots of oil drilling operations. CU of rotary table and drill, of men unscrewing pipe lengths. MLS of derrick, TILT DOWN with descending block. CUs of drill lengths being pulled out of rotary table, being unscrewed and placed in drill pipe stand. MS of men taking sample of oil from storage tank. Shot of two men examining rock samples, removing samples from hollow bit. MCS of base of derrick in construction.


Excerpt from
The Tall Country
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio