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Plymouth television commercial film

1960
 Collection
Accession: 2014-264

Abstract

Plymouth was brand of automobiles produced by the manufacturing company the Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth's first appeared in 1928 as a low-priced option to compete with Chevrolet and Ford. This item is a television commercial film for a 1960 Plymouth Fury.

Dates

  • 1960

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 reel (100 ft) : sd, col., 16mm.

Historical Note

Plymouth was brand of automobiles produced by the manufacturing company the Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth's first appeared in 1928 as a low-priced option to compete with Chevrolet and Ford. The Plymouth Fury model started in 1956, it was a full-size car. In 1960 the Plymouth Fury was released with a unibody, a ram induction system, a V-8 Engine, and 290 horse power. The model went through several changes as a mid-size and a full-size vehicle before being discontinued in 1978. The Plymouth brand was discontinued in 2001.

Scope and Content

This item is a television commercial film for Plymouth. The commercial shows a car driving along a highway along a mountainous landscape. The voiceover describes the features for the Fury 301, focusing on its engine and power. The tagline ending is "1960 is as near as your Plymouth dealer."

Access Restrictions

This item is available for research.

Film material is housed in cold storage and must reacclimate prior to viewing. Please contact the Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department at least 48 hours in advance of research visit.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Plymouth television commercial film
Status:
Author:
Laurie Sather
Date:
2016
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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