- Title: CF15
01:04:11 - 01:07:05
1900s footage of agricultural / rural America - showing un mechanised work - horse drawn ploughs, harvesters, women washing clothes by hand, cow being milked by hand, water being drawn from pump, butter being churned by hand. Farm family seated round table. Horse drawn cart used for delivering milk. Children walk to school or in horse drawn sleigh in snow. Children playing in snow, in trees.
1900s early steam trains / railroads, shot of tracks from train, various railroad / steam trains, railway tracks on bridge over river.
Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, shows some traffic and trams. Exterior White House, interior shot showing East Room, White House. 1900s
Boston - market gv see horse drawn vehicles. 1900s
Lower East Side New York - crowded pavement - people, children, shoppers at market stall. 1900s
01:07:05 - 01:10:31
Elevated railway New York - shots from train showing buildings, traffic, platforms with people walking along, Hippodrome Theatre New York. 1900s
Manhattan Island / New York - ferries, people board, shot of buildings, bridges including Brooklyn Bridge, ocean liners / cruise ships from ferries. 1900s
Gvs New York buildings including Woolworth building, couple on roof top of building, traffic Fifth Avenue, Riverside Drive, vs Central Park & boats on lake. 1900s
Coney Island New York - various people on fairground rides. Beach - crowded beach shows antiquated swim wear. 1900s
Atlantic City - train at station, passenger off train. Elephant shaped hotel. Atlantic ocean. Rolling chairs people stroll along boulevard. 1900s
01:10:31 - 01:13:04
Belle Isle Park Detroit - lake with crowds on banks, canoes 1900s
Ice skating, ice skaters at night outdoor rink. Skaters indoor rink, people on toboggans 1900s
1900s motor car race, drivers wearing goggles pose, then shots of motor race
1916: Buffalo Bill, William F Cody,aged 70, on horse, during circus tours. Native American Indian chief doing war dance, cowboys on rodeo horses.
Woodrow Wilson at the opening of baseball season, he throws the first ball of the new season. Baseball players holds up to camera, ball with Wilson's autograph
An elderly John Burroughs, naturalist, waves to crowds of admirers
An elderly Luther Burbank, horticulturalist, among cactus.
1915 Thomas Edison seated in car, San Francisco car with Edison & wife & Harvey Firestone & wife.
Former speaker House of Representatives Joseph Gurney Cannon
Will Rogers, actor, on stage with cowboy lassoos
01:13:04 - 01:15:58
Glacier National Park - gvs, people climb, jokey bit where one slips down snowy crevice & pulled out by others. 1900s
Horse drawn timber, trees felled, slo mo rewind shot of fallen tree being brought back up
USA, 1900s Women workers in factories - making footballs, hats, sorting mail in post offices. Women working in laundries, cleaning collars. Good to show rise of women / female in workplace / employment.
1900, US - men working in Michigan car factory / assembly line / production line/ mass production making wooden spoked wheels for Ford cars
1900s, US. Men / workers leaving factory - shots of them boarding trolley buses.
01:15:58 - 01:18:32
1917 Annual reunion of elderly veterans of US civil war - at camp in Missouri, tents, men seated at trestle tables outside eating.
First World War, US raw recruits at Camp Michigan - training, eating.
Woodrow Wilson acknowledging cheering crowd after election, approx 1913/14.
Former President Theodore Roosevelt seated in car, walks thru crowds
Parade thru US city, band, banners calling for recruits to navy re WW1
WW1 US troops training
01:18:32 - 01:21:14
US factories - women producing liberty engines
Henry Ford & Secretary of Navy, in Washington on steps pose after signing navy contract for Ford to build Eagle boats for use in 1st WW
Eagle boats - hulls being built at Ford plant. shot of Eagle boat being launched
Ford Company's trials on newly designed small tanks for use in WW1. Tests take place in US field.
Detroit, parade of troops off to WW1, troops say goodbye to loved ones
Ford company's tests on small tank
Large tank destroys building, US test re suitability for use WW1
01:21:14 - 01:23:56
Parade Highland Park, USA, patriotic during First World War. Civilian men some with flags. Banner reads "Hell is too good for the Hun"
Early planes for use in World War 1 by the Americans.
Edward Rickenbacker (in commentary calls him Eddie Rickenbacker) US Frst World War flying ace, he greets man and child.
Various shots Curtis H type flying boats, manufacture, men build planes.
Ship yard workers, red cross nurse, man shaving, troop train leaves, troops drinking coffee before leaving, families with soldiers by boats. All US troops, Frst World War.
Ford company's tests on small tank
Lord Northcliffe, owner Daily Mail, in America. In Detroit, he is on a tractor, Henry Ford on another tractor just behind. Both trying out a new tractor.
01:23:56 - 01:26:55
good high angle shot - lines & lines of US troops parade along city streets line with people.
Woman with Liberty Bonds
USA. Armistice, crowds cheering end of World War One, flags waved.
Washington. Funeral of unknown soldier, First World War. Horse drawn coffin along street, walking behind are men, including President Harding.
Cars along muddy country road, car stuck. Ferry on river, road building / road construction
New roads, cars
Ford Model T car being driven in all types of conditions - down banks, through water, snow, along pipes, tracks
01:26:55 - 01:30:00
Highland Park plant, Fords. Cars out of factory & into dealers showrooms.
Farmer's wife drives off, trucks being used to move farm produce, mail van, Ford cars along road in Oregon. To show how much easier life is since earlier in the century through mechanisation.
Car driven through trunk of big redwood tree. Bear being fed from car. Camping picnic. Picnics by lake park. Sheep.
Henry Ford having tea with people
01:30:00 - 01:32:43
Cars arrive, President Harding & Harvey Firestone out of cars.
Henry Ford chops wood. Thomas Edison sleeps on ground. Harvey Firestone & Ford chop wood.
President Harding chops wood
President Harding & Thomas Edison in camp chairs reading papers.
shots of tractor, plough. Electric power washing machine, farmer's wife hoovers floor. Running water, electric butter machine. All to show how much easier life is on the farm, more mechanisation.
city - traffic, people on sidewalk / pavement. Fast motion trams traffic, pedestrians. Speeded up footage of traffic jams.
Parked cars in small town, policeman directs traffic
01:32:43 - 01:35:26
Safe driving campaign sign642s parade in USA
Children play football through cars, children play baseball, child runs out in front of car, man walks out in front of car - all showing the need for road safety, USA.
Various traffic & trams in USA cities.
Airplane lands in field, shot of nose of plane with words "Spirit of St Louis". Charles Lindbergh
out of plane at Ford Airport.
Vs people into small plane. Plane taxis by with "Stout Airlines - scheduled flight. Plane takes off. Passengers look out of plane window. Air to air shot of plane in air.
- Keywords:USA, INDUSTRY, WOMEN AT WORK, INDUSTRIALISATION, MECHANISATION, FACTORIES, ECONOMY, WW1, BOOM AND BUST, AMERICA, DEPRESSION, AMERICANA, ATLANTIC CITY, PLEASURE CITY, KITSCH
- Master Title:CF15