The Story of Oil

The Story of Oil

                                The Story of Oil
| 18 min

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This short documentary depicts the production of oil in the Turner Valley, in Alberta, from the initial exploration through the use of the finished products. This film is an informative mid-century portrait of the substance that ran so much of the world's daily lives—and still does. Oil men are continually exploring the land with wells that may or may not provide the sought-after substance, while geologists, scientists, and laborers all band together to find oil wherever it may be.

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The Story of Oil, , provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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    Guy Glover

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