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1930s-60s General Motors Company
Auto Manufacturing and Futurism Films on DVD

Price: $14.97     SKU: A135     Qty:

This DVD contains a variety of films exploring the history of General Motors - including a day in the life of Chevrolet workers in the 1930's, General Motors milestone 50 millionth car rolling off the assembly line, General Motors during WWII, GMs idea of futurism and future products through various showcases in the 50s and early 60s and much more.

Here are all the films and newsreels that make up this historical General Motors film collection:

From Dawn to Sunset (1937)


Learn more about the men and women who build your Chevrolets in this short film. It follows a variety of people in the workplace and at home so you can see how they work and how they enjoy their leisure time after a satisfying day at the factory building new Chevrolets for everyone in America.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 24:56


General Motors News Parade


This is a newsreel showing the contributions of General Motors during World War II. It includes teh celebration of GMs 100,000th Detroit Diesel engine, a look at GM war machinery circa 1944, the 2500th Wildcat plan being christened by Mary Martin and many other interesting clips depicting GM during the war.

Audio/Visual: sound, B&W
Run Time: 17:05

Achievement USA (1955)



General Motors celebrates the production of its 50 millionth automobile with a presentation of the car as it is being built and rolled off the assembly line and a parade through GMs hometown of Flint Michigan with a variety of fascinating GM car-centric floats.

General Motors celebrates production of 50 millionth automobile with a parade through Flint, Michigan.

Producer: Sound Masters
Audio/Visual: Sd, C
Run time: 10:45


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


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


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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