Film, Video Symphony in F.

About this Item

Title
Symphony in F.
Contributor Names
Audio Productions
Ludig, Edwin
Ford Motor Company
Wells, Linton
Created / Published
1940
Subject Headings
-  Animated films
Genre
Animated films
Notes
-  Summary: "Film inspired by Ford's 'Cycle of Productions' exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. 'From the earth come materials to be transformed by Ford men, management, and machines,' begins the narrator as animated purchase orders stream from the corporate headquarters. Puppets transport raw materials to Ford's Rought plant, where the fantasy switches to live action. The company's 28-millionth car is built to Edwin Ludig's Symphony in F, with 'F' standing for Ford"--summary from The field guide to sponsored film, p. 87. "Symphony In F: TECHNICOLOR (1940 Audio Productions, Presented by the Ford Motor Company) shows an elaborate Ford Exhibit at the New York World's Fair using claymation animation to illustrate how cars are manufactured starting from raw materials--shot of "Asbestos Mine Exhibit" (cancer)--good shot of people looking at exhibit-also contains actuality footage of cars being assembled 600' Z-2C"--summary from J. Fred MacDonald and Associates film inventory.
Medium
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 2438014
Source Collection
Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection (Library Of Congress)
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Language
English
Online Format
image
video

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Chicago citation style:

Audio Productions, Edwin Ludig, Ford Motor Company, and Linton Wells. Symphony in F. 1940. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs02438014/.

APA citation style:

Audio Productions, Ludig, E., Ford Motor Company & Wells, L. (1940) Symphony in F. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs02438014/.

MLA citation style:

Audio Productions, et al. Symphony in F. 1940. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs02438014/>.

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