“Burma’s oil rush” – amateur ‘oil barons’ & amateur filmmakers

The Guardian published today an article on ‘Burma’s amateur oil barons‘ – for a unique visual reference to boring for oil in Burma (Myanmar) in the late 1920s see the Studd Collection of amateur films, Film 16, time code 9:57 (Centre of South Asian Studies, Unviersity of Cambridge).

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