Transportation and production of oil in Europe. Transportation of oil via railroad tank cars from the refining center at Ploiesti (Ploesti) in Romania. View of the Moreni oil center in the Prahova district in Romania. Several oil derricks. An oil rig in operation on a hill side.
View of the Baicoi Oil field in Romania. Many steel derricks at the oil field. View of the Bustenari oil field. Oil being brought up to the surface from a hand dug well . Two buckets running on a pulley being operated by a mule as it moves in a circle around the well. Women workers manually operate a pipe at a derrick.
Moreni oil fields in the Prahova district in Romania. Materials being transported on bullock and mule carts over hilly terrain to the Moreni oil fields in the Prahova district in Romania. Vendors sell drinks, fruits and other eatables along mud-soaked paths. Materials being transported on horse and bullock carts in the foreground. A man buys from a monger. Oil shoots out from a well. View of wooden field storage tanks. Derricks in the background. A settlement of wandering nomadic people called Gypsies.
A film on lifestyle of people in Rumania. A map locates Rumania. Small scattered army encampments in Rumania near the border of Hungary. Irrigation and cultivation activities mainly undertaken in the camps. Men working in the camp. Large lakes in the area. Men seated at a shore. Some men standing near fishing boats. Men and women in a camp.
A film on lifestyle of people in Rumania. A Romanian village wedding. People dancing and enjoying. Trees in the background. Men playing musical instruments. Prospective brides wearing strings of gold coins around their necks. People making mats and baskets from tall reeds that grow in the Danubian swamps. Thatched huts in the area. People standing outside the huts. Carts passing through the area. Bee rearing is done in the village. People use hollowed section of trees for this purpose.
Marie of Edinburg, Queen of Romania, chats with ship's officer, as he pets her dog, aboard the deck of the United States Lines flagship, SS Leviathan, as it arrives in New York harbor. A welcoming party, including children dressed in Romanian traditional costumes, carrying welcome signs, and including a brass band, awaits Queen Marie's arrival. The band begins to play as Queen Marie comes down the gangplank to the pier.