Workers crate finished gun mounts for 20mm Oerlikon guns at General Motors plant in Pontiac, Michigan. Naval officer and shipping foreman inspect mounts to be crated. Workers board up crates of mounts. Workers on gun barrel production line, rough turning barrels before bore is drilled. Rough-turned barrels on conveyor, barrels put on lathe for turning. Workers at machine drill bores. Drilling machines with truck of barrels in the background. Worker at drilling machine. Views of workers at chambering machines. View of Gun testing range, naval officer and plant superintendent examine gun mechanism during test firing.
Workers enter General Motors Plant, Pontiac in Michigan. Overhead sign reads 'This is Our Busy Day War's Working for Uncle Sam'. Exterior of the Plant shows flag pole with 'E' pennant and Ordnance flag. Automobiles parked in the compound.
Government inspector makes final check of gun at General Motors Plant in Pontiac, Michigan. Navy anchor stamped. Rout tag. Officer and inspector stand near completely assembled gun and mount. They examine blueprint and point to gun parts.
A car equipped with four wheel steering performs in Pontiac, Michigan. A man drives the car in many different ways on a bridge. View of a car wheel. The car is parallel parked between two cars. The car pulls out of space at right angle.
Documentary from U.S. Department of the Interior, about truck manufacturing at the General Motors Truck Company, Pontiac, Michigan. An automobile drives away from a house carrying two passengers. In contrast, a truck is seen being filled with earth by a steam shovel.It drives away from the construction site carrying a heavy load. The loaded truck backs up to another construction site where earth is needed and prepares to dump its load. A parking lot filled with parked automobiles at an industrial plant. In contrast, trucks are seen moving along a highway, continuously at work. Men in materials laboratory subject a sample of steel rod to a torsion test.They twist it to the breaking point, in a testing machine.
Scenes from General Motor's Motorama event in New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel, in 1953. A couple stands next to a 1953 Pontiac Parisienne concept car displayed at GM's Motorama event. It was designed by GM's Harley Earl and team. The couple gets into the car as the man handles the steering. In the next scene, a young woman sitting in Oldsmobile Starfire is joined by another young woman. (Note: The Pontiac Parisienne is now part of the Bortz auto collection.)