Struggle for oil

United Kingdom, 1949

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Episode of Series “This Modern Age”
Discusses the importance of oil in the world of today. Traces the growth of the oil industry from the beginning of the century, during the first and second world wars and in the post-war era. The Middle East as a source of oil is considered and the need for political stability in these areas emphasised. This stability can only be guaranteed if the rulers of these countries use profits from oil to improve the conditions of the people.

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Credits

production company

J. Arthur Rank Organisation

Duration

00:19:52:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Appears in

This Modern Age

Group of items

This Modern Age

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

311620

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Middle East

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil fields

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oil fields

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics - 1945-

History → History

History → World politics - 1945-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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