Pennsylvania Railroad (sponsor), Owen Murphy Productions, inc. (production company)
In association with Film Counselors, Inc. Presentation on Pennsylvania Railroad's TrucTrain, latest technique in piggybacking trucks on railroad flatcars. Follows one trip from Chicago to Jersey City. Also includes scenes of early western pioneers and automobile and truck traffic.
Association of American Railroads (sponsor), Boxer, Herman (screenwriter), Voorhis, Westbrook Van (narrator), Dudley Pictures Corporation (producer)
Film advocating revision of federal transportation policy to lessen regulations on railroads and encourage competition among common carriers. Uses some animation as well as actors portraying a "typical" American family, including some view in a kitchen and watching television.
New York Central Railroad Company (sponsor), Stark, Charles (narrator), Moon, Jake (screenwriter), FPS New York (producer)
Version Number 1, prints 2A and 3A. Shows how railroads handle the United States mail service, including new Flexi-Van service on the New York Central Railroad, where truck bodies are loaded directly on to flat cars.
Westinghouse Air Brake Company (sponsor), Kerbawy, Haford (director), Monroe, Thomas (screenwriter), Jam Handy Productions (producer)
Presented by Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Public service announcement about the importance of railroads to America discussed by actors portraying railroad employees relaxing in a neighborhood restaurant. Film emphasizes the need to keep business in private hands.
Penn Central Transportation Company (sponsor), Keys, WIll (narrator), Frechette, Fred (screenwriter), Frechette, Fred (producer), Frechette, Fred (director)
Report on Penn Central after its creation by the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central Railroad. Includes railroad and non-railroad activities, such as real estate projects, amusement parks, Boca Raton Hotel, and Buckeye Pipeline Company.
Typed caption: 'More than half a million coupons for Pullman and reserved seat coach accommodations are kept ready for sale in racks at the Pennsylvania Railroad's new electronic Ticket Sales and Service Bureau, Pennsylvania Station, New York. When ticket seller sends request to the space distributor (left), latter selects proper space coupon, which resembles a theater ticket, from the rack. Other attendant (right) is putting a coupon on a facsimile machine for transmission -- in just seven seconds -- to the ticket counter.'