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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 on shaped charges for civilian use
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.1
Spokesman discusses bazookas, used in World War II, and what gave them their power. He explains the term 'Shaped charge' and animation depicts different types. He then points out DuPont has been working with oil companies using shaped charges in oil drilling. The 'jet perforator' is shown in use in animation.
Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254)
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
QuickTime (.mov), 12381kbps, 48kHz, 23.97fps
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Cavalcade of America television commercials on film (Accession 2005.254), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Segment from original FC01.
Television commercialsBazookasShaped chargesOil wells--Equipment and suppliesExplosives industryExplosives, MilitaryMilitary suppliesChemical industry
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1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:10:00).