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Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake

Directed by Arthur Pierson
United States, 1954
Short, Drama

Synopsis

Overcoming many obstacles, Drake’s innovation to shield the well from water entry by using a drive pipe allows drilling to proceed until striking oil in August, 1859. His perseverance heralds the start of the oil industry – and our reliance on fossil fuels.

Synopsis

Overcoming many obstacles, Drake’s innovation to shield the well from water entry by using a drive pipe allows drilling to proceed until striking oil in August, 1859. His perseverance heralds the start of the oil industry – and our reliance on fossil fuels.

Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel DrakeDirected byArthur Pierson

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