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The Go-Getter Pt 4
Description: Part 4 of a Western Electric film about the positive benefits of electricity being brought to a farm in Pennsylvania.
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Clip #: MF-14A
Length: 12:44
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Region: North America
State: Pennsylvania
Subject: Farming
Original: 35mm
1920s, 1920, Pennsylvania, Western Electric Company, electricity, power, light, farm, farming, farmers, young man taking young woman on “inspection” tour after farm has been electrified, young man and woman watching middle aged woman from other side of open window while she utilizes electricity in various ways, middle-aged woman amazed at ease of running water supplied from electric water pump from simply turning faucet handle, middle aged woman ironing, middle aged woman cooking on stove with fan supplying ventilation, young woman watching man lead horses to bucket and turn faucet handle to supply water, middle aged woman using Washer and Wringer to wash laundry, young woman feeding cow, men using dairy machinery, creamery, motor powering cream separator also churning butter, young man calling on management of Hotel Pennsylvania in quest for finding New York market for his butter, New York City, Manhattan, Hotel Pennsylvania facade, young man showing his butter to Hotel Pennsylvania operator E.M. Statler who tastes it and decides to give it a trial at the hotel, young woman forlornly gazing out window at urban landscape and dreaming about days on the farm, view from her window of postman delivering mail to city buildings, young woman putting on hat and leaving building, housekeeper catching young woman before she leaves and giving her letter that has been left earlier, young woman reading letter from young man about profits gained from newly electrified farm, young man and woman walking near woods and sitting down next to log, young man reminding woman about how they have known each other since early childhood, toddler boy kissing baby girl, young man and woman kissing, middle-aged woman sitting down next to middle aged man outside and putting flower in his jacket buttonhole, man smelling flower and tenderly patting woman’s hand

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