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PETRIFIED MATERIAL
PET-35 1 inch
B W Color
Outtakes
1950s, 1960s, 1970s?
B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Miscellaneous high quality stock footage. 01:00:00:03 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? VS computer room with computers in operation, very good. 01:00:42:09 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Pan up to top of Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Building. MS and ZI on building. 01:01:31:09 Color 1960s VS New York City skyline, downtown, from river (POV boat heading north on East River). VS boats in FG. Then, VS New York City buildings: Empire State Building (great extreme LA TU shot great sense of massive size of building), RCA building (?), United Nations - all EXTs. 01:03:31:01 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU Heart monitor cardiogram - blips moving across red screen with graph. Measuring dog's heart beat, various shots. 01:06:10:22 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? VS male operators working in computer room. Good shots of computers in BG. 01:07:12:21 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? INT factory. Automated egg handling operation. VS Eggs on conveyor belt. 01:09:09:13 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU hand adjusting pressure via suction through tube. Pan up cage with mice, laboratory. Cruelty to animals. Animal testing, experiments. White rats scurry in cage, some climb up side panels. 01:10:32:04 Color 1960s Sign, "Manufacturers Bank." Pan EXT of bank building, blue 1960s Chevrolet convertible (a Chevy II Malibu) drives past. 01:10:59:22 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? General Motors building at dusk, Detroit. Traffic on Grand Boulevard in front of building. 01:11:46:18 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Pan down LA City Hall, Los Angeles - three takes. Cars driving and parked in FG, police car drives past. Palm tree in L FG. 01:12:56:28 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? EXT Wayne State University building ugly (like inverted wedding cake). 01:13:20:16 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? New York City skyline at dusk with the Empire State and Chrysler buildings in silhouette. (fake) 01:13:53:01 Color 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? AVs of downtown Detroit at night. Blank for 6 minutes 01:21:35:15 B W 1955 CU man driving, windshield wipers in action during heavy rain. 1955 Chevrolet. INT car, man squirts wind- shield with water and cleans with wipers. Head on shot of man driving Pontiac and using windshield wipers during heavy downpour of rain. Head on shot of woman driving car, windshield dotted with rain drops which she clears with wipers. INT car, gloved hand puts key in ignition and turns. CU man's foot on accelerator and brake pedals, VS. Automatic transmission. Woman's foot on pedals. Automobile stunt or test - 1955 Chevrolet drives up ramp and lands on junker car. Repeat in SM. 01:27:55:02 B W 1956 1956 Chevrolet convertible on John Lodge Expressway, woman drives, woman in passenger seat and child in back. VS cars speeding past. Construction worker with flag talking to driver on highway. 01:29:43:09 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Television control room. CU finger pushing buttons on control panel. CU woman's hand turning control knob on electric range, stove top. 01:30:36:20 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Magician. Magic trick - magician produces box with ribbon from piece of fabric. Cap on Coca Cola bottle glitters (tiny lights turning on and off). Curtain closes on bottle. 01:31:49:18 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU woman's hands as she irons with steam iron. 01:32:25:14 B W 1956 1956 Chevrolet drives up winding road in western mountains. 01:32:51:13 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU checkered flag with "500" on it. (Five hundred mile mark) 01:33:01:09 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? INT theater, pan audience, dissolves. 01:33:22:04 B W 1954 1954 Oldsmobile drives on palm tree-lined street in Miami, Florida. 01:33:41:30 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU General Electric transistor radio. 01:33:59:24 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Shot of traffic on Golden Gate Bridge from top of bridge tower, slow pan up and across bay. 01:34:38:00 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Amusement park ride, VS merry-go-round carousel with children and woman sitting on painted horses. 01:34:57:10 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU rotary phone dial panel. CU man's hand dialing. 01:35:25:26 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Vendor makes his way down isle through crowd of spectators at sporting event, children and adults in the bleachers. 01:35:39:23 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU General Electric transistor radio. 01:35:53:15 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Convair Continental Airline airplane lands. Camera attached to underside of plane captures plane's approach and landing - landing gear under nose of airplane in entire shot. 01:36:35:11 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Young woman is dismayed but then pleased with results of coin-operated, fortune-telling, weighing scales. "Wate 'N' Fate" machine. 01:36:49:22 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Traffic on town's business street in Birmingham, Michigan 01:37:22:11 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Outdoor tennis court, VS young woman serving. 01:37:48:11 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? "Oldsmobile Owners" file drawer of filing cabinet. Man's hand opens cabinet drawer. 01:38:03:08 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? MS water tank. Explosion and tank collapses. 01:38:13:21 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? INT car manufacturing factory - static shot of curved windshields on conveyor belt. 01:39:05:17 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Man in library, looking for book, pulls one off shelf and looks through it. 01:39:27:05 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Back platform shot of country road, passes trees, houses, fields, fences. Nice rear POV from moving car. 01:41:03:28 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? CU 16mm sound motion picture projector in operation, reels turning, good. 01:41:22:28 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Man in office - removes brochure from filing cabinet and leaves without closing drawer. 01:41:40:10 B W 1950s, 1960s, 1970s? Young man drives tractor in very strong wind, stops and jumps off when man comes to warn him of approaching tornado. Wind increases and whips up dust and dirt
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