W. Averell Harriman and U.S. Ambassador Henry Grady, tour Anglo-Iranian Oil Company facility in Abadan, Iran
Abadan Iran Date:1951, July 16 Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Ambassador to Iran, Henry Grady, walks with a manager of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, at its main facility in Abadan, Iran. The manager is explaining aspects of the plant to Grady. Next, the manager is seen pointing out features of the facility to W.Averell Harriman, President Truman's personal representative, as Ambassador Grady stands behind them. Change of scene, shows the manager and ambassador Grady high on a platform overlooking the facility, as Harriman joins them. They stand with huge pipes behind them as the manager points out items of interest in the expanse of petroleum tanks and other things below them. View from behind the guests and accompanying escorts, looking out at set of 13 tall chimneys rising from building in the facility yards below. More clusters of chimneys are seen in far background.
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