COUPLE MAKE OWN AUTO FOR $50 A home-made auto built from odds and ends! A couple from Colorado made the "Planobile" with a motorcycle engine and wheelbarrow tires. It goes 50 miles on a gallon and hits 80 M.P.H.
Date: November 8, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
1939 CAR RACING MONTAGE A montage of different car races from 1939:
-the rattle-bang "jalopies" in a bumpy jumpy race filled with laughs and thrills!
-Wilbur Shaw repeated his Indianapolis victory of 1937, but a sensational smash-up marred the 500 mile classic.
-John Cobb astounded the world with a speed dash of 368 M.P.H. on the Bonneville Salt flats of Utah.
FLOODED STREETS OF SHANGHAI The citizens of Shanghai wade and drive through flooded streets after a disastrous flood inundated the greater part of the city. Comic relief is afforded by motorist who gets dunked trying to get into his car.
Date: November 1, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:35:00, No Audio
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