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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
DuPont commercial highlighting Nylon and its manufacture
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.2
Begins with woman looking at dress made of nylon. Spokesman gives demonstration of how nylon is made. Animation shows how adipic acid bonds to diamine and how fiber is formed and stretched. Orlon and Dacron are mentioned as well.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Segment from original FC252. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available.
Television commercialsChemical industryNylonNylon yarnsTextile fibers, Synthetic
1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:11:00).
QuickTime Pro Res 4444HQ (2048x1556), 24fps. PCM audio, 48kHz, 24 bit.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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