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COOL FILMS: 78 RPM RECORDS, JUKEBOXES, LIVING STEREO, TV

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Six cool industrial films on all your favorite subjects: hi-fi stereo, records, jukeboxes and TV!

RCA VICTOR ANNOUNCES LIVING STEREO 1958
U.S. industrial film. Attention record collectors: RCA’s director of marketing hosts this industry film on RCA’s Orthophonic High-Fidelity Living Stereo! Cool gear-head details on how a needle actually reads the sound from a traditional monaural vinyl phonograph record as compared to a living stereo phonograph record. Promo film meant to educate RCA retail hi-fi dealers. Also, a look at RCA’s new line of stereophonic Victrolas. If you collect records, you'll love this!!!

RCA PRESENTS A REVOLUTIONARY NEW TRIUMPH IN TAPE 1957
U.S. industrial film. Very cool industry promo film on RCA’s new audio tape cartridge. This is not traditional reel-to-reel, but an LP sized tape cartridge! It looks like a huge cassette! Technical details are provided on tape speeds and fidelity comparing traditional reel-to-reel versus tape cartridges. A foxy babe demonstrates how easy the new tape cartridges are to use.

RCA VICTOR PRESENTS HOW TO LISTEN TO NEW DIMENSIONS IN SOUND 1957
U.S. industrial film. Attention audiophiles! This is where it all began! The remarkable achievements of modern electronic recording make possible the truest reproduction of original musical presentation. In this RCA industry promo film many questions are answered including the different between a regular recording and new Hi-Fi, how many cycle-per-second the human ear can hear, and much, much more!

RCA VICTOR PRESENTS COMMAND PERFORMANCE 1942
U.S. industrial film. Attention 78 rpm record collectors: Cool promotional film provides a tour of the RCA Victor Camden, New Jersey record plant! Wow! All the intricate details are shown and explained. Hot wax, cutting styluses, masters, mothers, stampers, copper baths, nickel baths, chromium baths, banbury mixers, shellac, resin, vacuum pipes, biscuits, steaming, pressing, testing, sleeving, boxing and shipping…to you!

A VISIT TO WURLITZER 1947
U.S. industrial film. Attention jukebox fans: Awesome industry promotional film chronicling the history of Wurlitzer followed by a complete and detailed tour of the North Tonawanda, NY Wurlitzer Jukebox manufacturing plant. Like wow! Every step of the Jukebox manufacturing process in explained. Terrific jukebox eye candy and insight into Wurlitzer’s marketing strategy. Also, interviews are conducted with Wurlitzer’s key executives.

RCA PRESENTS THE STORY OF TELEVISION 1956
U.S. industrial film. Cool promo film chronicling the development and history of television. Fascinating conversation between RCA’s David Sarnoff and inventor Dr. Vladimir Zworykin about the history of television. A narrator goes into detail on how television transmitting and receiving is accomplished. In the 1930s America’s first TV station W2XBS in New York City sent images to test TV sets. TV was officially announced at the 1939 World’s Fair and FDR was the first President to be broadcast on TV—to all 3000 TV sets in New York! Also discussed is the synergy between advertisers and broadcasters.


COOL FILMS: 78 RPM RECORDS, WURLITZER JUKEBOX, LIVING STEREO, TV on DVD!


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