We’re excited to welcome back special guest Dr. Morgan Blanchard, adventurer archaeologist, to talk about the most iconic of all automobiles, the Ford Model T.
Show notes and links:
- Gustav I of Sweden becomes king of Sweden (1523)
- First drivers’ license (1915)
- Comstock Lode discovered (1859)
- US Marines Invade Cuba – Spanish–American War (1898)
- The Battle of Jutland – THE GREAT WAR Week 97 (youtu.be)
- The Battle of Jutland Animation (narrated by Jellicoe’s grandson)
- The Antique Phonograph Music Program Playlists and Archives (wfmu.org)
- Coffee With Jeff: Vinyl, Tape, Record Clubs and a Scam (csicon.fm)
- The Great Race (1965) Dir. Blake Edwards, starring Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, etc.
- Baker Electric Motor Vehicle
- Stanley Motor Carriage Company (steam-powered car)
- Christopher Spencer’s steam automobile (manchesterhistory.org)
- Ford Model T (wikipedia.org)
- East of Eden – the driving scene (complete text at google.com)
- Kingsford charcoal
- Henry Ford’s social engineering efforts
- B-24 Liberator
- Lewis guns on Model Ts
- 1915 Grand Prix at the San Francisco Exhibition (so much rain…)
- “Skiff body”
- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang movie car
- Vanden Plas Bentley
The Hitchcock film Nancy was trying to remember is “Young and Innocent” (1937). The car in question is actually a Morris rather than a Ford.
This week’s special music is Henry’s Made a Lady Out of Lizzie, performed by the Cliquot Club Eskimos (1928), and…
…The Little Ford Rambled Right Along, performed by Billy Murray (1908)
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