Jump to content
  • Greetings Guest!

    CheersandGears.com was founded in 2001 and is one of the oldest continuously operating automotive forums out there.  Come see why we have users who visit nearly every day for the past 16+ years. Signup is fast and free, or you can opt for a premium subscription to view the site ad-free.

Sign in to follow this  

Video: Chevrolet's version of the news, circa 1935

Recommended Posts

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Videos, Chevrolet

Chevrolet news video from 1935 - Click above to watch video

Back when the world was a kinder, simpler place, carmakers made all kinds of thrilling-at-the-time propaganda promotional reels that we now derive no end of joy from. It was a time when a company could film its 80-horsepower sedan driving over a railroad trestle, like the one in the picture, and not worry about getting sued when someone actually did it and ended up in the Gulf of Mexico.

Chevrolet did one such vid that looked at company developments all around the country, including a bunch of octogenarian workers visiting Baltimore to receive the keys to the city. And In the year's first great display of meta, the video from 1935 then goes on to take an incredulous look at car advertisements from 1898 and 1899. Follow the jump for six minutes of American glory in black-and-white.

[source: Auto Trader Classic]

Continue reading Video: Chevrolet's version of the news, circa 1935

Video: Chevrolet's version of the news, circa 1935 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jan 2010 17:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments


autoblog?i=z3FtqrjGMOY:2pqcIa6xfJc:wF9xT autoblog?i=z3FtqrjGMOY:2pqcIa6xfJc:V_sGL

View the full article

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online   1 Member, 0 Anonymous, 34 Guests (See full list)

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets



Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.