• Short Summary

    Henry Ford celebrates his birthday, proclaimed by the Mayor of Detroit as 'Henry Ford Day'.

  • Description

    Detroit, Michigan, United States of America.

    Several shots of 'Motor King' Henry Ford celebrating his 70th birthday. He is driven about a stadium with his wife in a 1908 Model T Ford. Huge crowds of people and children wave and cheer as commentator tells us Detroit's Mayor has proclaimed this 'Henry Ford Day'. Ford sits on a platform with his wife and others and watches children on a decorated float moving across the stadium ground. He makes his way down from the platform, carrying a bouquet of flowers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    977.05
    Media URN:
    17952
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:56:00 / 01:03:31:00
    Canister:
    38/64

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