WRITING A LETTER A young man helps a boy wirite a letter about Westinghouse's modern inventions as other family members sit around. The man explains Alternating Current , Steam Turbines and Radio Broadcasting . The grandmother explains to the young man that women choose husbands who see the world as they do.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:59:00, No Audio
WINNING A CONTEST At the 1939 World's Fair in the Westinghouse Building shots of Ray Perkins playing piano for a radio broadcast announcing the winners in a letter writing contest . One of the winners, a young boy , goes up to the microphone and talks with the man .
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:26:00, No Audio
A LADY'S DREAM IN 1939 Inside the Westinghouse Hall of Electricy at the 1939 World's Fair in New York, a pendulum swings and an elderly woman tells her daughter and granddaughter that time was once a housewife's master. The three see a modern home display and the grandaughter tells the grandmother that there are more important things than being a homemaker.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:02:00, No Audio
WESTINGHOUSE'S 1939 INVENTIONS Inside Westinghouse's building at the 1939 World's Fair, crowds walk up and down stairs and a group of young adults and a boy look at inventions including a power loom , a manipulator table and a model electric train. One of the men tries to light a cigarette and his match explodes getting a laugh from the boy.
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:51:00, No Audio
THE 1939 MODERN WOMAN At the 1939 World's Fair, in the Westinghouse building , a demonstration of Mrs. Modern using a dishwasher vs. Mrs. Drudge frantically washing dishes as spectators watch. There is a nice shot of two women talking about the dishwashing .
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:10:00, No Audio
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE Shots inside a Westinghouse pavillion at the 1939 World's Fair in New York include a man demonstrating new electrical inventions and enthusiastically discussing capitalism. Nothing is impossible, he says.DOC/W
Date: 1939 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:49:00, No Audio
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