Highlights in life of Henry Ford from 1863 through circa 1920
United States USA Date:1950 Duration:7 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
A 1950 film depicting highlights in the life of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, in the United States. The Henry Ford Museum Clock Tower and Greenfield Village. Children enter the museum. Pictures of Henry Ford on a quadricycle. Henry Ford with others working in a workshop. A picture of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison with their spouses. A picture of Henry Ford sitting near a fire place. Sketches depict the Battle of Gettysburg of 1863. A dramatization : Exteriors of the house of William Ford. William Ford runs up a flight of stairs as his wife Mary Litogot Ford gives birth to Henry Ford. Scene shifts to the boy Henry Ford going out of his home to play. Young Henry Ford working with various mechanical gadgets. Henry Ford with William Ford in a horse drawn wagon. Henry Ford runs and climbs on a steam engine. He goes out from the house for work. He works in a jewelry shop. Henry Ford works in the night. A clock on a wall. Henry Ford with his quadricycle. He rides his qudricycle. Farmers work in a field. Workers use various machinery for construction. People assemble parts of Henry Ford quadricycle. Development of faster production methods using specialization. Ford Model T cars on an assembly line.
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