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Prelinger Archives – “Airport America (1954)”

“Short advocating airport construction, especially in rural regions, by illustrating the centrality of aviation in the American economy. Airport America presents a rich panorama of townscapes Admiral Cigarette 2 and farms and shows how aviation serves business. “The air is the greatest freeway man will ever know,” says the narrator. “It doesn’t have to be built or maintained. It touches every city and town.” note: Produced and released in Kodachrome.

Sponsor: National Association of State Aviation Officials. Production Co.: Film Originals. Producers: George Oliver Smith, Helen Stansfield Smith. Narrator: Marx Hartman. Resources: Copyright 17Dec1954 MP5513. Holdings: LC/Prelinger.”

Source: Prelinger Archives

Description Source: The National Film Preservation Foundation

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