Transportation "Flexibility" - 1924

National Archives film - "Flexibility" - 1924 B&W Ford promotional film - film illustrates the flexibility of the Model T to handle many forms of traffics / roads / situations "Flexibility" - Ford Model T drives out of factory building towards camera - title pages, POV driving down city street with other cars / street cars / pedestrians - some pretty crazy driving techniques are demonstrated, making a quick 180 turn on a rural road; parallel parking, woman going through kitchen making a shopping list; great but very quick shot of operators on phone switchboard; picking up the kids at school - picking up dad/father from work; driving to grandmas in the snow; taking the car to get serviced at the gas station; Ford assembly line footage; The 10 Millionth Ford begins its life - printed on the side of the Ford it says "The 10 Millionth Ford - from New York to San Francisco via the Lincoln Highway" A new Ford parked outside a house is admired - new features are pointed out: dash light, rear view mirror, and windshield wipers, glove compartments, roll-up windows

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Clip #

4788_001

Location

Various

Region

North America

Country

United States

Date

1920s

Length

00:09:03

Color

B/W

Sound

Sound

Video format

Beta

Film format

16mm

HD format

NA

License

Rights Managed

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