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Vintage Futurism - Kitchen of the Future Film Library

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This DVD contains a variety of 40's to early 60's views of the future. The focus of most of these films is about the kitchen and how the kitchen of the future will be a marvelout timesaver for the home. Some fo the films take a broader look at futurism and cover cars and other architecural delights - even including a robot servant.

Here are all the films that make up this historical collection:

Leave It to Roll-Oh (1940)




This film show a robot doing a variety of chores around the house. The emphasis of the film was not as a labor savings device however. It was to demonstrate how relays and switches operate the various components of a modern automobile so that it operates safely and efficiently. This robot was shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 8:42

Design for Dreaming (1956)




General Motors, in one of its Motorama productions, shows futuristic cars and the kitchen of the future.

Producer: MPO Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 9:16

American Look (1958)




Populuxe film highlighting the very best of the 50s automotive, industrial and architectural designs.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 27:08

Century 21 Calling (1964)



Explore the 1962 World's fair. The film offers excellent shots of a variety of the fair's exhibits, including the Bell Telephone exhibit and its phone systems of the future, the Space Needle and many other interesting views of the fair both during the day and at night.

Producer: Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 13:56

A Touch of Magic (1961)




This 1961 General Motors Motorama film presents the latest cars and appliances and a glimpse of what is coming in the future.

Producer: MPO Television Films, Inc.
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 10:35

A Wonderful New World of Fords (1960 Ford Spot) (1960)



A ford commercial for its compact cars and how they are the wave of the future.

Producer: Filmways
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 3:00

To New Horizons (1940)



This film documents General Motor's contribution to the worlds fair - GMs Futurama exhibit in its Highways and Horizons pavillion. It showcases the wonderful future world of 1960 - which given the mental state of the American people during this time of war was quite a marvel and momentary escape from a world that had just rolled from a depression to a war.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 22:59

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