Film, Video Symphony in F.
About this Item
- Symphony in F.
- Contributor Names
- Audio Productions
- Ludig, Edwin
- Ford Motor Company
- Wells, Linton
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Animated films
- Animated films
- - 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.
- Film, Video
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Mavis identifier: 2438014
- Source Collection
- Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection (Library Of Congress)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
- Online Format
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Audio Productions, Edwin Ludig, Ford Motor Company, and Linton Wells. Symphony in F. 1940. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs02438014/.
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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/.
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Audio Productions, et al. Symphony in F. 1940. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs02438014/>.
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