Henry Ford's America

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Henry Ford's America
Directed byDonald Brittain
Written byDonald Brittain
Ralph Thomas
StarringDonald Brittain
Robert H. Schuller
Distributed byNational Film Board of Canada
Release date
  • October 1977 (1977-10)
(CBC Television)

Henry Ford's America is a 1977 Canadian documentary film produced by the National Film Board of Canada and directed by Donald Brittain.[1]


This feature documentary studies the automobile and its pervasive effect on the history of North America. Focusing on the Ford dynasty, from the original Henry car through to Henry II, the film demonstrates how society has adapted to fit the needs of the automobile.


Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result
1977 International Emmy Awards[2] Best Non-fiction Movie Henry Ford's America Won


  1. ^ In the National Interest: A Chronicle of the National Film Board of Canada from 1949 to 1989. University of Toronto Press. 1991. p. 230. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "The Emmys". Berkley Publishing Group. Retrieved November 22, 2018.

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