Ingenuity in Action - 1959 Hot Rods and Drag Racing Documentary by Hot Rod Magazine - Ella73TV

Hot Rod Magazine takes us on a cross country trip to compete in the September 1959 Hot Rod Nationals. We see all the action on the dragstrip - big cars, little cars, V8's are all seen. The film also features a number of personalities from the era including: Chuck Jones, racer from sidewinder crew in Long Beach, California Wally Parks, president of NHRA Ed Cole, general manager of Chevrolet Robert Petersen, publisher of Hot Rod Magazine Mr. Tex Colbert, president of Chrysler Corporation . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.

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Achievement USA - General Motors 50 Million Automobiles Produced In The USA By 1954 - Ella73TV
The General Motors Corporation, makers of many car brands including Buick and Chevrolet, celebrates the production of their 50 millionth automobile in the United States on 23 November 1954 with a parade through Flint, Michigan. As well as the latest cars you'll also see other products produced by General Motors including diesel locomotives and the air-ride bus, along with scenes from inside the factory where cars are being assembled. . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century. #cars #Transport





American Cowboy - 1950 Cattle Ranch / Farm Educational Documentary - Ella73TV
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The City - 1939 Housing in America Documentary / Educational Film - Ella73TV
The Regional Planning Association of America produced this film in the late 1930's, hoping to put an end to the growth of large overcrowded cities and instead promote new suburban communities better suited to the needs and well-being of people. . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.





The Town and the Telephone - 1950's Bell Telephone System Educational Film - Ella73TV
Bell Telephone Systems employee orientation film from the 1950's. The film explains the structure and corporate values of the Bell System, along with details of the services offered to customers of the phone company. The film is filled with footage of telephone company workers and scenes of everyday life in 1950's America . . Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.




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