People Drive Cars on Mountain Roads Ca. 1950sUnknown - 1950
Automobile production skyrocketed following World War II, leading to fierce competition between auto manufacturers. Aggressive advertising campaigns often depicted happy and attractive young people driving new cars in picturesque settings, such as in this promotional film for Chrysler. These advertisements played up the open road as a symbol of American freedom - a powerful image during the early days of the cold war.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1950
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 35 sec.)) : sound