Film, Video General Motors Around the World.

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General Motors Around the World.
Contributor Names
Jam Handy Organization, inc.
General Motors Export Division
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Industrial films
Industrial films
-  Sound: This moving image content is silent, and was created without sound or a soundtrack.
-  Summary: Film shows General Motors operations in places like London, Perth, and Alexandria, Egypt, emphasizing growth overseas in both sales and international employment. "Panorama of the world operations of General Motors, commissioned by company president J.D. Mooney to accompany his annual report to the GM executive committee. Said to have been shot in 25 countries on five continents, the film documents the reach of this early decentralized business organization and the spread of the automobile to 104 overseas markets. The short also includes scenes at the corporate headquarters in Detriot, in the 'Master Controls' statistics room in New York, and of operations in Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Peru, and Spain"--summary from The field guide to sponsored films, p. 38.
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 2299470
Source Collection
Prelinger Archive Collection (Library Of Congress)
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Online Format

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Jam Handy Organization, Inc, and General Motors Export Division. General Motors Around the World. 1927. Video.

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Jam Handy Organization, I. & General Motors Export Division. (1927) General Motors Around the World. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Jam Handy Organization, Inc, and General Motors Export Division. General Motors Around the World. 1927. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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