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Dad... Can I Borrow the Car? (1970)

A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must ... See full summary »

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Larry Gloege
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A live-action short, using many avant-garde film techniques, that looks at American car culture in the late 1960s. The main section deals with the many trials and obstacles a teenager must face on the path to being able to drive. Surviving the driver's education class is only the first step, as the teenager must then pass his driving test, and then finally get permission to borrow the family car. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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30 September 1970 (USA)  »

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This movie is often shown as part of driver education courses. See more »

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Various Characters: Psst over here hey you looking for a good deal yeah I got four new retreads, got a new paint job and a complete motor overhaul.
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Featured in The Mouse Factory: Back to Nature (1972) See more »

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Its a nice piece of auto history
10 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think its i nice piece of history. All kids can relate to it in one way or another. I remember seeing it for the first time when I was a kid on Sunday night. I wish I could find those old shorts Disney made back then.

No one person should be the only critic of this film short, the person who calls himself Xfile who rated this film 1 out of 10, sounds like an elitist who knows nothing about history and the effects these little films have on people. If there is any redeeming quality this film has its all the old cars it shows off plus all the cool paint and body work that was popular back in the 50's-60's.


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