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Reel Number: 220461-05
Color: Black and White
Sound: SIL and SD
Year / Date: 1941,1940s
Location: Willow Run, Michigan
TC Begins: 07:08:58
TC Ends: 07:11:09
Pre-WWII - 1941ca., USA Homefront: Willow Run Airplane Plant Construction; B-24 Rollout Henry Ford in straw bowler hat sitting w/ son Edsel Ford in front of multi-story steel beams of plant under construction. MCU Standing w/ news photographers standing behind. 07:09:34 Sd. begin. Mounted dedication plaque for: United States National Defense - Willow Run Airplane Plant - Dedicated June 16, 1941 - Designed & Erected For Bomber Production by Ford Motor Company. 07:09:44 Aerial from above B-24 bomber flying r. to l. over airfield w/ planes parked. 07:09:53 Pan workers standing beneath B-24 in front of hanger. MS Military & civilian VIPs (including Henry Ford II); aircraft towed out by Henry Ford II & fuselage autographed by men & women. High angle crowd around. 07:11:03 Aerial past Ford plant. WW2; Aircraft Manufacturing Industry; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. May combine 2 cards (07:08:58 - 07:12:50) from two reels if requested. NOTE: If time permits will order entire reel(s) upon request; ask staff for pricing & time schedule.
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