Roughnecks: the story of oil drillers

Canada, 1960

Film
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The work of an oil-drilling crew. Tells the tale of tough roustabouts who bulldoze a wilderness in a push for liquid wealth. (Awards: Six including Turin; San Francisco)

Credits

director

Guy L. Cote

producer

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:20:58:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28057

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - United States - San Francisco - Awards

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil - Production methods

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil extraction operation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil fields

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil industry - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil well drilling

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tree felling

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Alberta

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Exploration

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oil fields

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Tree felling

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Places → Alberta

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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