If it were not for the success my grandfather found as an Oldsmobile dealer beginning in 1927, I am sure not only that this film would not have been made, but my family history would have been much different. This successful family enterprise was our way into the American Dream that my grandfather’s film wanted to capture.
So here are two Oldmobile video clips. The first one below footage from the 1948 film, and shows family members in from of Cornelio Motors on Migeon Avenue in Torrington. For fun, it has been edited to duplicate the feel of an actual ad.
Here is a compilation of real commercial ads for the “futuramic” 1948 Oldmobile that my grandfather drives in the Cornelio Legacy film