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The Golden Era to War - Indianapolis 1925-1941 2 hours of B&W and C O L O R footage with music and narration!

Plus 40 minutes of never before seen bonus footage!

Here's what's on this 2 disc DVD:

Disc one - is approximately 121 minutes in length and features home movies shot of the Indianapolis 500 from 1925-1941. It includes footage of every year in this time span along with a few pictures as well.

Time in minutes of each year:

1925: six minutes and one second-B/W
1926: six minutes and 11 seconds-B/W
1927: three minutes and 17 seconds-B/W
1928: three minutes and 38 seconds-B/W
1929: 13 minutes and 19 seconds-B/W
1930: nine minutes and 18 seconds-B/W
1931: one minute and 39 seconds-B/W
1932: 4 minutes and 16 seconds-B/W
1933: 11 minutes and 21 seconds-B/W
1934: seven minutes and 8 seconds-B/W
1935: seven minutes and 31 seconds-B/W - Including the only known movies of aviatrix Amilia Earhart at Indianapolis!

1936: 17 minutes and 34 seconds-Color-B/W
1937: 13 minutes and 40 seconds-Color-B/W
1938: nine minutes and 57 seconds-Color-B/W
1939: three minutes and 24 seconds-Color-B/W
1940: five minutes and 18 seconds-Color-B/W

C O L O R film from 1936 through 1940 is real color footage - not colorized!

1941: one minute and 33 seconds-Color (pictures)-B/W (film)


Disc two - Bonus material - approximately 40 minutes in length and includes:

1926 (?) air race: three minutes and 35 seconds-B/W
Harry Miller workshop: one minute and 20 seconds-B/W
1928 Hispano-Suiza Stutz 24 hour race: five minutes and 10 seconds-B/W
1929 Louis Meyer test: 54 seconds-B/W
1935 Waukesha Hemphill Schools Comet: two minutes and 16 seconds-B/W
1935 color footage: one minute and 58 seconds - Color (this footage was converted to B/W in the feature) Only reds show with hints of blue and green.
1939 Building of the Sampson 16 Special: 26 minutes and 21 seconds-Color
(All filmed at the Speedway except the Harry Miller shop and building of the Sampson Spl.)


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