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Master Hands (Part III)

Classic 'capitalist realist' drama showing the manufacture of Chevrolets from foundry to finished vehicles. Though ostensibly a tribute to the 'master hands' of the assembly line workers, it seems more of a paean to the designers of this impressive mass production system. Filmed in Flint, Michigan, just months before the United Auto Workers won union recognition with their famous sitdown strikes.                                              
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Video Information
Year: 1936
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Automobiles: Manufacturing;Labor: 1930s;Occupations: Automotive;
Duration: 00:05:24
Color: No
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: n/a
Language: English
Sponsor: Chevrolet Motor Company
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2001
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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