From Hitler to Hippies: Evolution of the Volkswagen Beetle
Hitler's Car - The Volkswagen: The evolution of the Volkswagen Beetle from its roots in Nazi-controlled Germany November 1997 An engaging insight into the history of the VW Beetle, which reveals that the ultimate left-wing status symbol was born of the ultimate fascist mind. Hitler dreamt up the VW as the steadfast people's car... he'd be turning in his grave if he could see it now. One of Hitler's early promises was a car everyone could afford, which would make them proud of Germany. It would go a long way, not break down and not cost much to run. The Fuhrer got in a fury as his dream became an imperfect reality. Of course not everyone could afford it and at the end of the war the manufacture fell to the invading British. The Volkswagen was relaunched in a blaze of publicity which seems quaint today but was very fresh for the time. The VW was in vogue. People fell in love with it. And its reputation endures today. An affectionate look at a car which proves the power of popular culture to choose its own icons. 400Co and Journeyman Pictures - Ref. 395 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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incredible beetle crash commercial!
http://www.painteddesigns.nl This spectacular footage can hardly be considered a commercial. It is more a vw documentary telling us how much punishment a beetle can take. These days it's just unbearable to see a priceless split window beetle being tested in this way! From the DVD 'Legend on wheels'. Wanna have this DVD packed with 2 hours of high quality digitally remastered old vw commercials? The DVD really brings you back to the '60s and '70s. Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org