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(Studio) Report on Smithsonian Institution display, at museum in Chicago, Illinois, re: past ideas of what 1985 would look like.
REPORTER: Steve Bell
(Chicago, Illinois) Scenes from movie "Just Imagine," from Twentieth Century-Fox shown; noted to be view of New York City in 1980's. Predictions of past visionaries with regard to life in 1980's described. Films and photos shown. [Aero-car inventor Moulton TAYLOR - talks about his invention and refusal by people in Washington, DC to allow it.] Ford auto. company's nuclear-powered car, called the Nucleon, noted. Westinghouse tape shown. [Nucleon designer Alex TREMULIS - comments.] Work assistant Lectro the Moto-man and scarecrow Penelope Shoo mentioned. Whirlpool film of future kitchen shown.
REPORTER: Chris Bury
- Bell, Steve;
- Bury, Chris
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