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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 Test Car No. 51 commercial
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.2
Man introduces himself as 'Dave Rand', an employee of DuPont who drives a car for 8 hours a day, testing motor oil and other automobile lubricants. Test car No. 51 is used as example, with explanation of equipment, including the ability to switch between different types of gasoline and monitor its use. These are mobile units of a testing laboratory at Deepwater Point, New Jersey. Laboratory is shown with chemists and engineers working with equipment.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Segment from original FC252.
Television commercialsChemical industryResearch, IndustrialAutomobiles--Fuel systems--TestingAutomobiles--Lubrication--Testing
1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:10:00).
QuickTime (.mov), 12379kbps, 48kHz, 23.97fps
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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