People's century 1924, On the line / a co-production of WGBH Boston and the BBC ; co-produced by Kathleen Couril ; edited by David Berenson

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Subjects: United States--History--1901-1953
Ford Motor Company--History
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America--History
History, Modern--20th century
Mass production--United States--History
Automobile industry workers--United States--History
Automobile industry workers--Labor unions--United States--History
Industrial efficiency--United States--History
Consumption (Economics)--United States--History
Consumers--United States--History
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video [distributor], c1998
Series: MCIS video collection P-128V
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (56 min) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in
Added Titles: People's century (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): People's century (Television program).
Alternate Titles: Other title: On the line, 1924
People's century, 1900-1999
Additional Authors: Espar, David
Pagnamenta, Peter
Dor-Ner, Zvi
Couril, Kathleen
Berenson, David
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
British Broadcasting Corporation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Notes: Videorecording number: PECE-105
Narrated by Alfre Woodard
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; executive producer [for BBC], Peter Pagnamenta ; executive producer [for WGBH], Zvi Dor-Ner
Originally shown on PBS stations in 1997
Summary: When Henry Ford's Model T rolls onto the scene in 1908, it is inconceivable that it will ever be anything more than a plaything for the wealthy. But mass production and later, Ford's moving assembly line, allowed manufacturer to produce goods at affordable prices that made them accessible to a new mass market. This film follows the acceleration of mass production, from the days of master craftsmen to the pressures and benefits of assembly-line work to the growing strength of "people power" as labor and management struggle to divide the fruits of increased productivity
VHS
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 39757180
ISBN/ISSN: PECE-105