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Wonderful New World of Fords, A (1960 Ford Spot) (1960)
Ford commercial linking new compact cars to futurism and the space frontier.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Television Commercials;Automobiles: Advertising;Futurism;
Duration: 00:03:00
Popularity (downloads): 2624
 
Touch of Magic, A (1961)
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;Automobiles: Advertising;Houses and homes: Kitchens;
Duration: 00:10:35
Popularity (downloads): 436
 
Design for Dreaming (1956)
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's 'Kitchen of the Future.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;Automobiles: advertising;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:09:16
Popularity (downloads): 1677
 
American Look (Part III) (1958)
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Design;Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;Futurism;
Duration: 00:10:59
Popularity (downloads): 1405
 
American Look (Part II) (1958)
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Design;Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;Futurism;
Duration: 00:08:58
Popularity (downloads): 1552
 
American Look (Part I) (1958)
The definitive Populuxe film on 1950s automotive, industrial, interior and architectural design.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Design;Automobiles: Design and manufacturing;Futurism;
Duration: 00:08:11
Popularity (downloads): 1528
 
Century 21 Calling (1964)
Romp through the futuristic landscape of the Seattle World's Fair, centered in the Bell System pavilion.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World's Fairs: Seattle, 1962;Communication: Telephone;Futurism;
Duration: 00:13:56
Popularity (downloads): 455
 
Leave It to Roll-Oh (1940)
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Robotics;Gender roles;Futurism;
Duration: 00:08:42
Popularity (downloads): 1175
 
To New Horizons (1940)
Definitive document of pre-World War II futuristic utopian thinking, as envisioned by General Motors. Documents the 'Futurama' exhibit in GM's 'Highways and Horizons' pavilion at the World's Fair, which looks...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40;Infrastructure: Highways;
Duration: 00:22:59
Popularity (downloads): 1117
 

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