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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 properties of Mylar
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.4
Demonstration of baseball player throwing a baseball at Mylar polyester film in front of the camera to show the strength of the product. Spokesman shows properties of Mylar such as resisting extreme temperatures. Textile fiber and film department collaborated on product. Spokesman looks at possible future uses for Mylar such as clothing, recording tape, electronic insulation, motors in appliances and acoustical tile. Lastly, the strength of the product is demonstrated again by showing a woman swinging on a swing with the rope made of Mylar fiber.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Segment from original FC254. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available.
Television commercialsChemical industryPolyethylene terephthalatePlastics industry and trade
1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:16:00).
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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