The University of Texas at Austin
Boots ’n Coots: Oil Well Fighters and Blowout Specialists
Identifier: e_bb_5270
Title: Boots ’n Coots: Oil Well Fighters and Blowout Specialists
Description: Documentary filmed by a French production company, following oil-well firefighter Asgar "Boots" Hanson as he and his crew extinguish an oil fire in Southern Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge. Includes a short interview with an Acadian French woman living on a farm nearby. Color picture with sound. Title cards read, "Profession: Pompier du Petrole. Filmed by Clap 24, Antenne 2. Concu et realise par Hubert le Campion, Producteur delegue Patrice Legendre." This version is a better quality digitization of the same source film as e_bb_5005.
City: Houston
State: Texas; Louisiana
Country: United States
Date: 1979
Creator: Clap 24, Antenne 2
Contributor: Campion, Hubert le (image); Vidal, Ghislain (image); Petit, Arnaud (montage); Bargues, Michele (montage); Sertilanges, Thomas (commentaires dits par); Arthur, Robert (commentaires dits par); Liebling, Jonathan (bruitage), White, Daniel J. (musique)
Source: Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: Reel 77/1.13
Format: Color film
Size: 16mm
Duration: 57 minutes, 56 seconds
Related items: e_bb_5005