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Trail of the Rocket (Part I)

Singers Lucille and Johnny, whose radio show is sponsored by Oldsmobile, are invited to visit the Olds factory to see why the product is superior. While touring the plant, Johnny becomes concerned that another visitor is a Martian spy dedicated to subverting Earth's autonomy. Some might call this film a McCarthyite allegory; others a slow-moving plant tour. Story: Gordon Miller. Camera: John Niklasch. Sound: Ray Esh. Editor: John Cook. Director: Lewis D. Collins. With Lucille and Johnny (Themselves); Barry Hopkins (Mr. Clark); Arnold Coty (Mr. Martin).                                              

Video Information
Year: 1951
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Automobiles: Manufacturing; Cold War;
Duration: 00:14:44
Color: No
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2006
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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