Romanian oil fields; gypsies in the area
- Film Title
- Through Oil Lands of Europe and Africa
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Summary of film: Consists mostly of views of social and economic conditions in Italy, Hungary, and Rumania. (with intertitles) Part 3 shows activities at the Romanian oil fields at Ploesti and Moreni. Vendors of drinks/fruit: MS of men and women seated on slabs with posts all about them. Next to them are baskets of fruit and pails. Wagon with log on it passes in front of them. MCU of same group as woman walks by with basket. MS, 2 men with pole that has basket at each end are selling to a third man. One man has pole on shoulder, other has pole on ground. Man buying fruit having his bag weighed. 11:44:32 to 11:45:58: Short segment on Romanian Gypsies. Intertitle re: Gypsies of Romania. MS woman in kerchief doing wash in what looks like carved out wooden log which is sitting on wagon cart. Tents in BG. Two women standing, woman sitting with child to left, man on seat in front of stove or fire, another woman on right at pile of cut branches. Man and several woman smoking cigarettes. Oil derricks in distant background. Romanian oil fields of Balcoi and Bustenari.
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