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The Glimpse Of An Ephemeral Future Envisioned On The Cusps Of Depression & World War - 8 Full Hours Packed Into 3 Dual Layer All Regions DVDs!
* 6/12/14: Updated & Upgraded: Updated With "Medicus Collection; New York World's Fair 1939-40 (Additional Footage)" And With Newly Redigitized And Remastered Video For Improved Image And Audio Quality, And Upgraded From A Standard Format 3 DVD Set To A High Quality Dual Layer Format 3 DVD Set For Even Greater Image And Audio Quality!
LEAVE IT TO ROLL-OH (1940, B&W, SOUND, 8:42)
Don't you just love the housework robots we've all come to know and enjoy? Well, maybe we don't yet live in the world of the Jetsons, but the World of Tomorrow had us using this homemaker's work saver as early as the 1960s!
TO NEW HORIZONS (1940, COLOR, SOUND, 22:59)
This is the complete renowned motion picture that the famous 1939 World's Fair "World of Tomorrow" films clips of futuristic cars traveling on far-out superhighways of "the wonder world of 1960" (!) that you've seen in so many documentaries come from. Jam Handy produced this General Motors message film which sees a strange world indeed at a point in the future some 45 years before our time & which was intended for viewing at the Futurama exhibit of GM's Highways and Horizons" pavilion. Simply a must-see!
THE WATHEN COLLECTION (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 27:48)
Another beautiful color amateur film detailing the goings-on and features of the fair.
THE WORLD'S FAIR AUGUST 1940 (1940, COLOR, SILENT, 7:31)
More lovely color amateur film that condenses the fair's exhibits down to 7 1/2 minutes.
THE WORLD OF TOMORROW (1939, B&W, SILENT, 36:09)
Black & White amateur film documenting amongst other things the apparent use of nude "live" statues!
NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 15:10)
A "sweetened" print of the first 15 minutes 10 seconds of the Wathen amateur film collection, featured above, and processed for contrast and color balance.
THE MEDICUS COLLECTION (1939, COLOR, SILENT, 5 Hours 49 Minutes)
Seven film reels of breathtaking Kodachrome amateur color film that documents the many different sights to be seen at the fair - some very risque even for our times!
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