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The Story of Petroleum
B&W : Two reels
Directed by (unknown)
United States Bureau of Mines production in cooperation with the Sinclair Oil Company; distributed by United States Bureau of Mines. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.
Documentary: Industrial: Sponsored.
Survival status: Print exists [35mm positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Animation - Children - Coffee - Equipment: Drilling, Tractors - Industrial: Oil production: Derricks, Distilling, Go-devils, Oil wells, Pipelines, Pumping stations, Pumps, Tanks - Labor: Workers - Maps - Nitroglycerine - Railroads: Track - Retail: Packaging (Oil cans), Service stations (Gasoline pumps) - Signage - Sugar - Surveying equipment - Tobacco: Cigarettes - Tract homes - Transportation: Automobiles, Barges, Bicycles, Ships, Trains (Locomotives, Tanker cars), Trucks, Tugboats - USA: Illinois (Chicago), Oklahoma, Texas
Listing updated: 30 June 2010.
References: Film credits, film viewing.
Home video: Blu-ray Disc; DVD.