- Title: CF665
11:05:56:01– 11:16:48:07 ( Colour Animation Sound 1950s )
Us cartoon about the New York stock exchange
Aerial view of car driving along suburban ‘typical‘ street. Man lying down in car – crawls out – goes to open door but it is knocked down by his excited dog which licks man’s face
Wife lies in bed with rollers in hair eating chocolates and reading a trashy novel called ‘ Her Mortal Sin ‘ comical female stereotype. Husband scrubs the kitchen floor, dreams of bowling
Man lights up a pipe in living room beside roaring fire – relaxation – smoking. Comical – swotty son reading ‘Calculus‘ book which is shown to have a Mickey Mouse comic hidden inside
Man takes roll of money from its hiding place in a stuffed fish’s mouth – he flicks through a book about the stock market - interlude about how stock market works – businesses becoming public companies
Two men in court swearing to tell the truth in front of stern looking judge – judge warns men by pointing to a cell marked ‘ clink ‘ men recoil in horror – investment banker goes into bank and passes bag of money to man – factory improves because of money sold in shares
Scene of stockholding meeting – in office directors discuss dividends. Woman in hat shop – shopping. Man gets into little steam train – travels to New York – skyscrapers – arrives in Grand
Inside New York Stock Exchange – man is examined by x-ray type machine- 3 men dressed as doctors look on – health - represents examination of a corporation so it can be listed on the stock exchange – man shakes – great picture of menacing doctors
Man approved – company listed. Cowboy walks into office – stick up.
Shot of old style trading floor – lighthouse
Great shot of dollar bills falling against a black background – money – old fashioned steam train – modern train – tractor – modern car – bi-plane – modern plane, the money is modernising the vehicles. Native American Indian fanning the flames of his fire – native American inside tepee talking on phone and watching TV. Town lit up with neon signs at night. Parade of women representing ideals of beauty for particular decades – each holds a slip which says ‘ Miss 1915 ‘ etc
Rain of money helps industrial expansion. Young people marching out of building marked ‘ college ‘ – graduation – education – cars coming out of factory on production line – cars are transformed into tanks. Map of America showing locations of different types of industry. Man in study falls backwards off his chair – accident.
- Keywords:USA, CAR INDUSTRY, MONEY MANAGEMENT, DEBT, CONSUMERISM, PATRIOTISM, CAPITALISM, ECONOMICS, INVESTMENT, AMERICAN DREAM
- Master Title:CF665