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Down a Long Way

UK, 1955 (MIFF 1956, Programme 2)

Director: Bob Privett

Explains how, by geological survey and geophysical tests, sites are selected for oil drilling. The steps in drilling a new hole are described in detail.

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Moving Spirit

UK, 1953
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Power to Fly

UK, 1954
A cartoon history of aviation; early experiments; the achievements of famous pioneers; and a survey of modern developments. ... More »

Victoria Line Report No. 2

UK, 1965
The film explains the modern tunnelling techniques employed in the con­struction of a new line of the London Underground. ... More »

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