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How To Buy A Car
Description: A family shops for a new car at a car dealership to replace their old sedan in the 1950's.

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Clip #: TFA-98E
Length: 10:38
Year: 1953
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Subject: Automobiles
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1950s, automobiles, cars, Chevrolet, exasperated father getting up out of chair in living room as teenage son and daughter argue with him about buying a new car, old sedan parked outside near house, husband talking to wife seated in armchair, wife saying that 1954 models are available, teenage daughter convincing father to look at new cars, family walking towards car dealership entrance, father hiding wallet with chain in his jacket inside pocket, caricature of slick car salesman, family entering car dealership, father shaking hands with car salesman as mother and daughter look at cars on display, daughter seated in driver's seat of convertible smiling and daydreaming about driving convertible with boyfriend on highway, father talking to car salesman as son looking at station wagon on display, son seated in driver's seat of station wagon as he daydreams about driving on highway, father talking to car salesman, daughter seated in driver's seat of convertible as mother looks at car on display, husband and wife talking to car salesman, smiling daughter seated in driver's seat of convertible, son seated in driver's seat of station wagon, car salesman pointing out safety features of sedan on display, wife getting into display car and sitting in back seat / examining interior, husband asking car salesman about car's gadgets, woman's hand pressing car door lock, woman's hand turning on and off interior dome light, woman's hand switching gear shift and turning steering wheel to demonstrate automatic transmission and power steering, power windows, woman's hand pushing button to adjust seat, husband and wife talking to car salesman, car salesmen taking family out on test ride in sedan, car driving on highway, husband driving family and salesman, car driving up hills and on winding highway, car pov passing other car on rural road, car suddenly stopping as car speeds past and narrowly misses hitting them, man and car salesman in front seats smiling in relief, man parallel parking, husband and wife sitting with car salesman as he fills out paperwork, old sedan parked outside near house, new sedan parked outside near house, husband smiling and signing paperwork


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