Abadan Iran Date:1951, July 5 Duration:1 min 57 sec Sound:Yes
Oil crisis in Abadan, Iran. The Iranian government nationalizes the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and expels the Western companies from oil refineries. Demonstrations at the company offices and raising of Iranian flags over the building takes place. Board of 'Abadan Printing Works' on building. British flag on the ship offshore. Workers turn hand wheel to shut down the oil flow t the refinery. British women and children board an airplane.
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