Road Maps; Oil Tankers; Oil Drilling Bits

Titles: "Progress Parade Issue No. 8" "Mapping Your Vacation": service station attendant services couple in convertible / motorist pulls road map from rack / couple examine map with attendant, he gives directions / closeup of map / traveling shot of cartographers at drawing tables / mapmakers examine maps, books, paste town name on map / man at "touring service" marks map for custom trip / "Our country is the only one in the world where road maps are provided free by oil companies" / couple drive past / / "Oil and Water DO Mix": seagull, wake of ship, freighter on ocean / deck hands painting deck / in engine room / aerial shot of oil tank farm / hoses connected to tanker / valves / tanker casts off and gets under way / ship's telegraph / mess room / storm at sea / captain at map table / radio shack / barges on inland waterway / railroad tank cars / oil pipelines / oil tank truck, Citadel Oil Co. / connecting hoses to unload tanker / shipbuilder's drawing room / welding in boatyard / launching ship / / "Teeth of the Hunter": oil derrick in field / hauling up pipe / drilling bit / closeup of bit: "the teeth of the hunter" / different types of bits / man holds driling plug / jet bit / display of different sizes of bits / lifting lengths of pipe to change bit / hoisting new bit to rig platform / spinning pipe on rig / / "These true stories of progress of work have been presented as a public information service oby the American Petroleum Institute" "The End"
 

Box or location: 

M5F Box 3

Description on can: 

Progress Parade Issue No. 8--True Stories of America at Work

Date of film creation or publication: 

6-2-1958

Producer: 

Film Counselors Inc. for The American Petroleum Institute

Length of film: 

00:13:23

Sound: 

Optical sound

Color: 

Black & White