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Canadian Oil Blaze

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1441A
Date Released
17 Jan 1957
Date submitted
14 Jan 1957
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Minister of Power
  2. 2Monaco Awaits Its Heir
  3. 3Dancing Time
  4. 4The Diving Padre
  5. 5Aerial Fire Power
  6. 6Suez - Trapped Ships Free
  7. 7Canadian Oil Blaze
  8. 8Up a Mine
  9. 9Wrong Way Down
  10. 10A Difference of Opinion
  11. *Scotland Beats France - Rugby

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
7 / 10
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Canadian Oil Blaze. DESCRIPTION: A terrifying blaze that threatened to overwhelm the oil refinery district of Montreal. The outbreak followed an explosion which ignited six storage tanks. SHOTLIST: Various shots of the oil refinery on fire. Firemen fighting the blaze. Buildings on fire etc.
Keywords
Accidents and disasters
Locations
Montreal; Canada
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
69450
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
53
Story extras:

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