DuPont Company films and commercials

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This collection of films and commercials documents the research, development, training, safety measures, products, and promotional aspects of DuPont Company history. The moving images include commercials, short films, feature films, and television programs. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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The DuPont Story (full version)
This film presents highlights in the history of the DuPont Company from its founding to 1950., [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
The Wonderful World of Chemistry, part 1 and part 2
Musical performance and science demonstration from DuPont's exhibit at the 1964 New York World's Fair., [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
The Skipper's Lady
Episode of Calvalcade of America. Hearty captain's wife takes over for her ailing husband and drunken second mate to get ship into San Francisco in time to prevent outbreak of Indian war and the needless massacre of tens of thousands., [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
Jim Henson's Muppet Meeting Films: Picker-Upper
Three short films: Introduction; Announcements; and Final speech., [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
Junior Miss, parts 1 through 3
Production #2265. A musical comedy about a romantic, meddlesome teenager who gets involved in everyone's business. When she tries to set her uncle up with her father's boss's daughter, she risks getting her father fired. Commercials for DuPont 'better living through chemistry.', [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
What Every Woman Knows, parts 1 through 3
Production #2276. A broke scholar bargains to marry a headstrong woman in exchange for tuition. Once his career is established, however, he begins to reconsider his decision. Commercials celebrating twenty years of DuPont Nylon., [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
Years Ago, parts 1 through 3
Production #2288. A young girl from a frugal, conservative family aspires to become an actress despite her father's wish for her to become a physical culture instructor. In confronting her parents about her future, Ruth learns about the importance of family and integrity., [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
A Silent Panic
Production #3426. Comedian, Harpo Marx, stars in his first dramatic role. Film about a deaf-mute who witnesses a murder and helps police catch the criminals. Commercials for DuPont Nyon,Orlon, and Dacron fabric fibers., [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
Crescendo, part 1 and part 2
Production #2262. An Englishman (Rex Harrison) visits America and is initially pessimistic about the culture. However once he's introduced to a rich diversity of musical genres, he begins to overcome his preconceptions. Commercials for DuPont 'better living through chemistry.', [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
Seven Keys to Baldpate
Production #4056. A television writer with a $5k bet on the line comes across an unexpected adventure as he solves a puzzling mystery of why seven individuals all want a share of $300k hidden at the Baldpate inn. Commercials for DuPont products 'better living through chemistry.', [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
Teflon commercials
Historical commercials digital surrogates., [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
Teflon Silverstone commercial: Historical Reel 3
One Teflon Silverstone commercial., Film has degraded to red., [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
The Step Into Tomorrow
Spotlights Corfam, a man-made material from DuPont that was used to create shoes. Film explains the research done to assure Corfam was the best material for shoe ware., Film has degraded to red., [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
This is DuPont
Film depicts many DuPont products such as Nylon, Dacron, Kevlar, Zytel, Mylar and DuPont pigments. Current research and company principles are also discussed., [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
The Impulse Payoff
A struggling food salesman is knocked unconscious and dreams he meets 'Peter Profit' who shares ideas on how to improve sales. These include good packaging and displays, and having the salesman create ideas for the grocery store owners on how to increase impulse buys, also known as store decisions, which account for two thirds of all grocery purchases. There are several scenes of shoppers in grocery stores, and DuPont Company employees taking surveys at those stores., [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
To the Fair!
Film promoting the 1964/1965 World's Fair in New York City. Depicts many of the fair's exhibits and follows several families throughout their visit., [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
Watch Your Stop! A 5 Point Plan For Better Selling
Suggestions for improving sales of bakery items in grocery stores. Actors and actresses portray "an average American family eating dinner," bakery salesmen visiting grocery stores, and sales clerks and grocery store owners. Scenes include a family at dinner, women shopping in grocery stores and being studied for their shopping habits, bakery salesmen setting up baked good displays in stores, and delivery vans. The film promotes the use of clear cellophane packaging., [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
Wildlife and the Farm
Report of Remington Farm near Chestertown, Maryland, showing wildlife management on a working farm., Film has degraded to red., [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
World's Fair Preview
A report on the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair by Lowell Thomas. Shows the construction of the Unisphere. An interview with Robert Moses, Head of the New York World's Fair. Other various construction is shown of exhibit buildings in progress. Also shows Shea Stadium being built and models of Olympic Trial Stadiums. Designs of corporate, national and religious exhibits included. Moses discusses Flushing Meadow Park which will be updated after the fair., [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
1 + 1 + 1
Recruitment film for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Includes scenes of original DuPont mills at Hagley property in Wilmington, Delaware; laboratories; model making for plant design; and an executive committee in discussion., Copy 1. Film has degraded to red., [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
The DuPont Story Reel No. 1
Film begins with the current DuPont company, the products it makes and its facilities. The story proceeds with the company's creation and the story of founder Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. Several generations of du Pont executives are depicted, the reel ending with Alfred du Pont purchasing the company., Can labeled 'Frontiers Unlimited'. Reel 1 of 2., [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
The DuPont Story Reel No. 2
Reel begins with Alfred du Pont running the company and follows the company history up to the current president when the film was made, Crawford Greenewalt., Can labeled 'Frontiers Unlimited'. Reel 2 of 2., [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
James Q. du Pont History of the DuPont Company
History of the DuPont company, written and presented by James Q. du Pont., Copy 2. Film has degraded to red., [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
DuPont Men's Fashion Forecast: Mexico
Segment follows couple on trip through Mexico with voiceover of male discussing his wardrobe throughout. Wardrobe by Wrangler in Dacron Polyester., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC244., [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
DuPont Men's Fashion Forecast: Kenya
Follows male character traveling to Kenya where voiceover describes various outfits while traveling throughout the country. Fabrics made of Qiana Nylon., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC244., [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
DuPont Men's Fashion Forecast: Spain
Male character travels to Spain, where he travels with his female companion and speaks about the stylishness of his clothes in voiceover. The Lee company in Dacron Polyester., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC244., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: World's Fair Weekend
The fictional Perkins family travels to the 1982 Worlds Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee. The father of the family talks about the fair and the family's wardrobe. Dacron and Lycra fabrics by DuPont., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Sports Holiday in Scandinavia
Two couples travel to Helsinki, Finland with one of the female characters describing the sites and their clothes. Fashions created in Dacron and Lycra., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Jamaican Fashion Shoot
Film takes place in Jamaica with a voiceover by a female character who is a model from Jamaica. She describes the photo shoot in picturesque settings that she is a part of, as well as the clothes they wear. DuPont Dacron styled by Christian Dior., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Racquet
Tennis pro Tom White is the focus, where a voiceover explains his wardrobe. Styled by DuPont Dacron. Filmed in Scottsdale, Arizona., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Breakaway to Barbados
Barbados is the location, with a couple traveling to various settings. The male character describes their wardrobe throughout the segment. Fashion with DuPont Dacron., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Contemporary Classics
Set in Miami, Florida. Voiceover describes the various models wearing DuPont fabrics, designed by Christian Dior., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Men's Summer Fashions
A fake news reporter, Bob Bednar, opens this film , describing outfits worn by models throughout the segment. Filmed at Amelia Island Plantation in Florida., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: Activewear '81
Contains a voiceover from news reporter, Bob Bednar, explaining the various activewear clothing. Also shot at Amelia Island Plantation in Florida., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions: New Ski Fashions
Spotlights ski wear. With voiceover from Bob Bednar, news reporter, from Sugarbush Valley, Vermont., Segment from original FC245., [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
DuPont Women's swimwear: U.S. Virgin Islands
Reel #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., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC246., [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
DuPont Women's swimwear: Panama
Panama is the setting where two female models wear various swimwear and athletic clothes in DuPont Lycra. Products include Catalina, Christian Dior, Cole, Elisabeth Stewart, Elon, Gabar, Gantner, Going Places, Halston, Jantzen, Sant 'Angelo, Sears and Sirena., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC246., [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
DuPont Women's swimwear: Bahamas
Women model 1980s swimwear fashions made of DuPont Lycra in the Bahamas. Products include Jantzen, Elon, Sant 'Angelo, Weitz Wavelengths, Christian Dior, Oleg Cassini, Elisabeth Stewart, Rose Marie Reid, Going Places, Catalina, High Tide, Label 4, Gantner, Gabar, Gottex, Roxanne, St. Raphael, Zazz, Sirena, Cole, DeWeese and Sassafras., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC246., [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
DuPont Women's swimwear: Miami
The sporting life in Miami has models wearing DuPont Lycra and Antron swimwear fashions on boats and beaches. Products by Cole, Catalina, Danskin, Elisabeth Stewart, Gantner, Geoffrey Beene, Jantzen, Lisa Bruce, Elon, Oscar de la Renta, St. Raphael and Speedo., Film has degraded to red. Segment from original FC246., [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
DuPont Women's swimwear : Shadow Mountain
DuPont Antron an Lycra fashions 1983 are modeled by female models in Shadow Mountain Resort. Products include Anne Cole, Christian Dior, Bill Blass, De Weese, Gantner, Gaviota, Gotex, Jantzen. La Blanca, Petticord, Sinclair, Ariel, Connie Banko, Catalina, Giorgio Sant 'Angelo, Michaele Vollbracht, Omo, Elon, Harbour Casuals, Oscar de la Renta, Rose Marie Reid, St. Raphael., Segment from original FC246., [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
"In Sync for Gold"
Synchronized swimmers, Candy Costie and Tracie Ruiz model DuPont Lycra activewear at Northern California training site. Includes a synchronized swimming performance at International U.S. competition. Swimwear by Speedo., Segment from original FC246., [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
Qiana Nylon
Depicts the creation of Qiana Nylon. Includes Fashion Designer Donald Brooks working with the fabric., Segment from original FC247., [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
Christian Dior
Fashion Designer Mark Bohan for Christian Dior creates new fashions with DuPont Qiana Nylon., Segment from original FC247., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: France
Setting is Chateau d where models wear fashions made from Qiana., Segment from original FC247., [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
"Around the World Holiday Caper:" Rome
Follows a photo shoot for Cosmopolitan using fashions made of Qiana Nylon in Rome, Italy. Includes fashion photographer David McCabe and Fashion Editor Nancy Benson., Segment from original FC247., [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
"Around the World Holiday Caper:" India
Follows a photo shoot for Cosmopolitan using fashions made of Qiana Nylon in India. Includes fashion photographer David McCabe and Fashion Editor Nancy Benson., Segment from original FC247., [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
"Around the World Holiday Caper:" Hong Kong
Follows a photo shoot for Cosmopolitan using fashions made of Qiana Nylon in Hong Kong. Includes fashion photographer David McCabe and Fashion Editor Nancy Benson., Segment from original FC247., [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
"Around the World Holiday Caper:" Australia
Follows a photo shoot for Cosmopolitan using fashions made of Qiana Nylon in Sydney, Australia. Includes fashion photographer David McCabe and Fashion Editor Nancy Benson., Segment from original FC247., [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
"Around the World Holiday Caper:" Fiji
Follows a photo shoot for Cosmopolitan using fashions made of Qiana Nylon in Fiji. Includes fashion photographer David McCabe and Fashion Editor Nancy Benson., Segment from original FC247., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Newport
Newport, Rhode Island is the setting for models wearing fashions made of Orlon and Dacron., Segment from original FC247., [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
Shape Up to Fashion
Undergarments, form persuaders, are modeled under clothes made of Antron and Lycra., Segment from original FC247., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Africa
Jane Bennefort, Fashion Editor of 'Family Circle' travels to Africa to shoot fashions made of in Africa., Segment from original FC247., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Qiana Nylon
Female models wear fashions made of Qiana Nylon., Segment from original FC247., [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
Hubert de Givenchy: Nylon
Hubert de Givenchy opens new boutique in Monaco, with Princess Grace attending. More images of Givenchy designing fashions made of Qiana Nylon. Lastly, models wearing Givenchy fashions at the Chateau de Chantilly., Segment from original FC247., [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
Men's Wear Fashions Forecast : Spring/Summer '78- Suits, A Vested Interest
Male models wear suits made of Dacron, highlighting the style of vests worn with suits that season., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear Fashions Forecast : Spring/Summer '78-The Sport Coat Scene
Male models wear various sport coats made from Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear Fashions Forecast : Spring/Summer '78-Sports & more sports.
Men model sportswear made from Dacron, Antron & Lycra., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear Fashions Forecast : Spring/Summer '78-Beach & Boating
Men model sportswear and swimwear made from Dacron, Antron & Lycra., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear Fashions Forecast : Spring/Summer '78-Tops and Bottoms
Male models wear shirts and pants made from Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear - Hart Schaffner & Marx
Follows Hal Peters, businessman and the clothes he wears for work. Highlights Hart Schaffner & Marx, a clothing firm from Chicago, including vintage film footage. Mentions special fabric produced in conjunction with DuPont, made of 55% Dacron ., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Fashions Forecast : Fall/Winter '78-'79 -Active Sports, The Hot One
Men model sportswear made from Dacron, Antron & Lycra., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Fashions Forecast : Fall/Winter '78-'79 - Suits, The Winds of Change
Male models wear suits made of Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Fashions Forecast : Fall/Winter '78-'79 - Cold Weather Gear
Men model sweaters and winter coats made from Dacron, Antron & Lycra., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Fashions Forecast : Fall/Winter '78-'79 - Sportcoats, Versatility Plus
Male models wear various sport coats made from Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Fashions Forecast : Fall/Winter '78/'79 - Super Season for Slacks & Shirts
Male models wear shirts and pants made from Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
New Rugged Looks : Men's Fashion Forecast
Men model various activewear, sweaters, coats and activewear made of Dacron, Antron, Lycra, Wintuk and Nylon. Filmed in Nova Scotia., Segment from original FC248., [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
Dressing Up for the 80's : Men's Fashion Forecast
Male models wear various suits, coats, loungewear and tuxedos made from Dacron. Filmed in Nova Scotia., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear-Renaissance Cruise
Narrator takes a cruise on the World Renaissance cruise ship following a Playboy Magazine shoot of men's wear for the summer. Mentions Playboy Photographer Richard Finkley and Fashion Editor David Platt. Travels through Panama, Columbia and while voiceover highlights the men's wear made of Dacron. Filmed in cooperation with Coosta Cruises., Segment from original FC248., [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
Stan Smith All American
Footage from Stan Smith's matches at Wimbledon and U.S. Open. Film follows Smith and his wife and children who all wear fashions made of Dacron, Antron and Lycra. Filmed at Sea Pines Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina., Segment from original FC248., [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
Men's Wear-Princeton
Filmed at Scanticon - Princeton, Executive Conference Center and Hotel, male models sport the latest in blazers, slacks and suits made of Dacron., Segment from original FC248., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions - London
Couple touring London., Segment from original FC249., [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
New York City Marathon 1977
New York City Marathon and the carpet on Antron Nylon DuPont created on the bridge for racers, Produced for New York Road Runners Club., Segment from original FC249., [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
New York City Marathon 1980
Tenth annual New York City Marathon. Carpeting on Manhattan Bridge made of Antron III created by DuPont.er., Segment from original FC249., [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
"Every Little Girl's Dream"
Includes voiceover from models about what it's like to work as a model. They also talk about Dacron and its usefulness. Filmed at the Fountainebleau Hilton, Miami Beach and Towers of Quayside, Miami Beach., Segment from original FC249., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions - Ireland
Photo shoot in Ireland with men and women modeling sweaters in Orlon., Segment from original FC249., [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
DuPont Men's Fashions - Ireland II
Couple tours Ireland modeling various outfits in Qiana Nylon., Segment from original FC249., [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
DuPont Women's Fashions - Portugal
Portugal is the setting for this fashion feature for 'American Homes' of women's fashion in Qiana Nylon., Segment from original FC249., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions - Paris
Paris Fashions in Orlon. Photographed in the apartment of publisher Phillip Winkler., Segment from original FC249., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Rio
Female models wear fashions made of Lycra in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Capri
Female model wears fashions made of Dacron in the Isle of Capri, Italy., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions
Female models wear fashions made of Dacron, Wintuk, Antron and Orlon., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Southwest
Female models wear fashions made of Dacron, Wintuk, Antron and Orlon in the southwestern U.S., visiting a Wild West town, Native American reservation and other settings., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Dream
Dream setting of couple modeling fashions in Dacron, Antron and Lycra in various opulent settings., Segment from original FC250., [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
Betsy's Dream Safari
Two girls sport fashions made of Orlon while visiting safari animals. Filmed at Lion Beach Country, Palm Springs Florida., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Haiti
Female models wear fashions made of Antron III filmed in Haiti., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Spain
Female models wear fashions made of Dacron and Lycra, filmed in Spain., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Grenada
Female model wears fashions made of Antron III in Grenada, British West Indies., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Quebec City
Female models wear fashions made of Orlon and Dacron, filmed in Quebec City, Canada., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont Womens Fashions: Hamburg
Female models wear fashions made of Orlon and Dacron, filmed in Hamburg, Germany and the 'Hamburg' luxury liner.., Segment from original FC250., [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
Dresswear Potpourri-City by the Sea
Female models wear fashions made of Orlon and Dacron, filmed on luxury liner, the 'Hamburg'., Segment from original FC250., [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
DuPont commercial on improved standard of living
Includes animation of worker from 1900 and in 1950. Discusses the standard of living changes that took place in those fifty years such as wage increases and less hours at work., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont commercial featuring Leland M. Jones of the Camden, South Carolina, Orlon plant
Film describes Leland M. Jones, Manager of the DuPont plant in Camden, South Carolina where Orlon fiber is made. Depicts Mr. Jones responsibilities at the plant, including the electrical plant, employee safety and payroll. Includes short biography of Mr. Jones with footage of him in various setups at the plant. Other executives mentioned are Sam Cruz, Manufacturing Superintendent, Joe Sinclair, Works Engineer and Larry Steele, Assistant Plant Manager. Footage of the Camden, South Carolina downtown and employees working in plant is included., Segment from original FC251., [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
"The Inside Story of Tires" DuPont commercial
Film explains super strength tire made from nylon cords used in heavy duty trucks. Strength demonstration of nylon cord versus ordinary tire cord. Heat test using both samples also done. Animation of moisture issues included., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont commercial featuring Haskell Laboratories
Depicts many products created from the chemicals made by DuPont. Photograph of Haskell Laboratory for toxicology and Industrial Medicine is shown. Various testing scenarios are shown to explain the work done at the lab., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont commercial on research chemists and fellowships
Film explains the process of becoming a chemist, and the importance of fellowships given to universities by corporations. Nylon, chemical rubber, Penicillin are mentioned., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting paints and Marshall Laboratory
Host explains the importance of paint as a protective coating for houses, industrial buildings, boats and bridges. Highlights Marshall Laboratory in Philadelphia, PA., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting quality control
Host explains the importance of quality control of DuPont products. Orlon Plant in Camden, South Carolina is shown. The process of quality control of Orlon is depicted, including various shots of the plant., Segment from original FC251., [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
DuPont Ludox Colloidal Silica commercial
Uses of Ludox. Animation of extreme closeup of molecules of floor wax, with and without Ludox. Also contains animation of foot stepping on floor coated in floor wax with Ludox. Specific uses for this product are shown such as schools and hospitals., Segment from original FC252., [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
"How Are We Doing?" DuPont commercial
Spokesman shows various items and points out how DuPont products play a role in each of them . A comparison is made between the salary of the average American worker and the average European worker and what they can buy per week. Results from a survey of DuPont employees is evaluated., Segment from original FC252., [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
"Your Test of a Trademark" DuPont commercial
Reenactment of story about the burning of the DuPont factory from 1818. E.I. du Pont de Nemours is depicted and receives a loan to restart his business based on his integrity. Spokesman shows various DuPont products and DuPont oval logo and emphasizes the integrity of the DuPont brand., Segment from original FC252., [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
"Tools That Pack a Punch" DuPont commercial
Spokesman shows various DuPont products including a Remington Stud Driver, DuPont explosive rivets and DuPont Jet Tapper. Animation of rivets and tapper., Segment from original FC252., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting Nylon and its manufacture
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., Segment from original FC252., [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
DuPont Test Car No. 51 commercial
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., Segment from original FC252., [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
DuPont focus on safety commercial
Man enters frame wearing safety equipment. Spokesman discusses how DuPont's accident rate in 1916 was high, but due to safety training programs, safety devices and protective clothing, the rates were greatly improved. A DuPont technician operating a 160 horsepower automobile engine is shown, testing chemicals added to gasoline to improve its efficiency. Safety measures such as an automatic cut off and a double layer of safety glass to protect the worker are pointed out. Other safety equipment used in the laboratory and safety meetings held throughout the company are mentioned., Segment from original FC252., [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
DuPont commercial featuring Dacron plant in Kinston, North Carolina
Kinston, North Carolina 'Dacron' plant. Various images of the plant including employees. Downtown Kinston is also shown. Interview with control room operator Carl Datsun. Datsun expresses his pleasure at DuPont opening a plant there, since there was little opportunity before., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting the positive effects of its products on consumers' lives
Larry Livingston from DuPont presents a cornucopia representing the good things of life in 1929 and another larger one representing the good things from the current period. Livingston explains the positive effect products from DuPont have made on people's lives. Dyes, Nylon and plastics are presented and supported for their benefit to society., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting agricultural chemicals
Larry Livingston of DuPont presents two wooden boxes of seedlings, one with and one without DuPont chemicals to improve their growth. Livingston describes the equipment that first came to help the farmer, and DuPont's role with chemical research to aid in disease and insect infestation., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting employees
Various images of DuPont employees. Annual medical examination of employees are discussed in vignette with new employee and DuPont physician. Preventive medicine is emphasized to guide employees away from work environments that might aggravate existing conditions., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting employee Frank Keany at the Belle Works, West Virginia Plant
Film depicts the story of DuPont employee, Frank Keany at the Belle Works, West Virginia Plant. Begins in 1925 with his employment with DuPont, first in creation of the plant and then as an employee within the plant. He is promoted several times and at end of film, his job title is Shift Maintenance Supervisor. Job satisfaction and security are emphasized as benefits to a long career with DuPont., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting the importance of research to anticipate consumer needs
Spokesman explains that Model T automobiles once used DuPont coated fabrics for its covering, but once metal roofs became popular the demand for this application dropped. Plants at Fairfield, Connecticut and Newburgh, New York were producing many coated fabrics for hundreds of different uses. Larry Livingston from DuPont explains the importance of research to anticipate the needs of the consumer. Livingston mentions the Newburgh plant and its creation of a fabric for book covers in 1920. Also mentioned are special fabrics created for folding doors and shoes. Spokesman and Livingston discuss free competition and its importance in the creation of new products., Segment from original FC253., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting vitreous enamel
Larry Livingston of DuPont explains the process of laying vitreous enamel over iron to create such items as bathtubs, sinks and other household fixtures. Livingston further explains how DuPont's electrochemical department studied ways to use aluminum instead of iron in this process to make the products lighter and easier to ship. Chemists created vitreous enamel and Livingston performs a shock test with 2 pound steel ball. He goes on to highlight its use as signage and as a building material., Segment from original FC253. Frame jitter throughout., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting dyes
Begins with vignette of couple from 1916 discussing inferior dyes. Pierre DuPont is portrayed in a meeting with executive committee expressing the need for DuPont to create dyes. Footage of chemists working in labs. Dyes were created and specialty dyes included vat dyes for cotton and rayon as well as dyes for Nylon, Orlon and Dacron., Segment from original FC254., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting technical sales service
Film begins with horserace at Delaware Park. Spokesman explains DuPont has created a new high speed film that can be processed and ready to check in five minutes, allowing officials to access the material more quickly. Spokesman gives another example of a Texas farmer whose farm was being threatened by a fungus disease. The film depicts Frank Horn, the technical sale serviceman responding to an urgent phone call from farmer Henry Fleming in Crystal City. Horn agrees with Fleming that his crop has white rust and Fleming asks for his recommendation. Horn suggests POSA fungicide, a DuPont product known to stop this disease. The fields are dusted from the air with the product and the fields are saved. DuPont's technical knowledge and assistance are stressed as additional benefits to purchasing DuPont products., Segment from original FC254., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting properties of Mylar
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., Segment from original FC254., [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
DuPont commercial highlighting the versatility of Rayon
Larry Livingston of DuPont talks about the versatility of Rayon. Livingston shows new Rayon products made from Fiber E, such as rugs, upholstery material, clothing and stuffed toys., Segment from original FC254., [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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