STK-ID 41667

Antique cars: several HASs of people getting into antique automobiles, driving past camera through gate. MCU of engine running. Humorous shots of passengers in old touring car waving other cars on, of man on penny-farthing bicycle passing car. Shot of driver of car crawling under vehicle, pulling out half the engine as female companion reacts emotionally, starts the car and drives away. Shots of man raising canopy on 1908 Ford car. Shot of passengers entering an old 1902 Packard through door in rear, similar shot with other people boarding another Packard, driving away. A 1900 curved dash Oldsmobile with two passengers driving past in opposite direction. Shots of above automobiles driving past camera on dirt road, one being pushed along. Sequence on man building home-made midget car, driving it on street. Cut to sequence on men building one of first racing cars in a machine shop. Three shots of finished car in daring trial run on race track. Shots of 1903 Ford with Henry Ford at wheel. Montage of Model Ts taking shape in Ford Factory.


Excerpt from
World News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080