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Cadillac has been known as the standard of the world for many years, with a rich history of elegant motor cars

Cadillac: The Enduring Crown and Crest (DVD) DVDCadillac: The Enduring Crown and Crest (DVD)

Henry Martyn Leland was fascinated by the automobile and obsessed with precision design. In 1902 he fulfilled a longstanding dream when he founded his own car company, Cadillac. Leland's vision of parts standardization was as much responsible for the mass production of automobiles as was Henry Ford's assembly line. Cadillac introduced many automotive firsts including the electric starter, shatter resistant glass, the V-16 engine, tailfins, and power steering.

But there were failures too, with one of the most recent being the death of its highly touted Allante luxury sports coupe. The Cadillac story is a compelling tale of perseverance, prestige and engineering excellence mixed with hard lessons learned in close to a century of survival in the global automotive marketplace.
Classic Cadillac Automotive Films on DVD DVDClassic Cadillac Automobile Films on DVD

This DVD includes rare Cadillac film shorts of the 1950s thru 1960s. Television advertisements featuring Cadillacs from the mid-1950s through the mid-1960s are included as well. A short silent clip from 1905 shows Cadillac in its infancy.

Most of the film shorts discuss the various upgrades and changes from year to year, including body design, engine improvements, styling features, horsepower increases, and the latest improvements in passenger comfort and convenience.

The final footage is of a 1990 Cadillac show at a dealership. Quality varies somewhat, with some of the older clips showing their age, but still a pleasure to watch, especially for Cadillac enthusiasts.
The Visual History of Cars: Cadillac The Visual History of Cars: Cadillac (VHS)

Watch the history of Cadillac unfold with the evolution of this luxurious American automobile. Learn about the company founders, and see rare footage of the first meeting of the Cadillac Board of Directors, the first Cadillac plant, and the first Cadillac to roll off the assembly line. The Visual History of Cars: Cadillac is a photographic journey and tribute to the car that became the standard of the world. Approximately 25 minutes in length.
The Visual History of Cars - Volume Two: Lincoln, Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, and Jaguar The Visual History of Cars - Volume Two:
Lincoln, Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, and Jaguar (VHS)

The Visual History of Cars is a lavish tribute to the cars of our memories and the cars of our dreams. Includes an incredible array of footage from around the world. Approx. 100 minutes.

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