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1956 Buick Promotional Film w/Jackie Gleason

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16 mar 2015

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David Weber
David Weber Hace 25 días
Back when every white person had gated horse estate property
packingten
packingten Hace 2 meses
Harley Earl .....
RADIUM CLOCK
RADIUM CLOCK Hace 3 meses
Just as fine as a Cadillac.
fun world with abbie
My dad has the car
Carson Price
Carson Price Hace 4 meses
Gee that car sure is swell!
Tango Bango
Tango Bango Hace 4 meses
My Dad always preferred Buick’s....the ‘56 Road Master was truly a superb automobile. 🥴
Jet Gardner
Jet Gardner Hace 5 meses
WHY did you have to screw with the aspect ratio? The moon and car wheels are not oval shaped 2:52 - THUMBS DOWN
V8 Atomic
V8 Atomic Hace 6 meses
I got a Buick ad on this Buick ad.
WheelsTV
WheelsTV Hace 6 meses
63 years from now we will post the 'vintage' 2019 Buick ad you just got, then you can come back and see if it happens again.
vintage car news
vintage car news Hace 6 meses
exellent
علي سرور
علي سرور Hace 7 meses
Time is not repeated, That was a golden period of excellence, How beautiful the past is in all its details...... Ali suroor dubai
Jack Lili
Jack Lili Hace 7 meses
While Soviet union was doing propaganda with communism, America was doing it with capitalism.. advertising the summum of stupidity.
David Weber
David Weber Hace 25 días
Now capitalism is 100% dependent on communism, and the only thing that saved the Buick brand in 2008 was its popularity in communist China. Ironic.
M. Douglas Miller
M. Douglas Miller Hace 7 meses
And to think I get annoyed at how integrated ads have become with our television today. These shows were married to their sponsor to make what almost seems to be a seamless transition between ad and show. The ads were literally part of the show in reality. What a nice car that is, though.
Takuan
Takuan Hace 7 meses
Jeez, what crappy image quality!
Aaron Granda
Aaron Granda Hace 7 meses
Fantastic orchestra Jackie's music was richly elegant.
Steve V.
Steve V. Hace 7 meses
That power, that acceleration...that truck driver must have been amazed.
kirby waite
kirby waite Hace 7 meses
The proportions of that car are absolutely beautiful. It's interesting that Buick offered its own transmission rather than the Turbo hydramatic. And if course, its own engine.
Daniel Thomas
Daniel Thomas Hace 7 meses
They just don't make 'em like that anymore. Cars or commercials
Marcomanseckisax
Marcomanseckisax Hace 7 meses
Luckily
ColdWaterThrower
ColdWaterThrower Hace 7 meses
A beautiful vehicle.
Edward Young
Edward Young Hace 7 meses
A work of art.
Александр Сундуков
May were cars better, but not more beatiful.
edgar helbling
edgar helbling Hace 7 meses
A piece of tired iron shown by a stinking pirate in stupid aspect ratio. Blahh!
Terence
Terence Hace 7 meses
Not exactly eco friendly were they. Dreadful car.
BeingRomans829ed
BeingRomans829ed Hace 7 meses
Get rid of the ugly bumper protrusions and you got a great looking car.
Sivle Aaron
Sivle Aaron Hace 7 meses
It sure don’t look like a Buick..
Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus
America at its finest.
Frank Lee
Frank Lee Hace 7 meses
I love the way during the 50's you could actually option these babies. Allowing you the owner the ability to choose whatever you wanted to put on your automobile. End result a car that was an extension you the buyer.
Hairy Larry
Hairy Larry Hace 7 meses
No poop, piss or tents on the sidewalks. Less traffic. Cleaner air. Cheaper gas. Car is absolutely beautiful.
Markus Patients
Markus Patients Hace 7 meses
Today : This car represents the overall arrogance of American car manufacturing of that era. Luxury today for chocking air pollution and melting icecaps in the future. Then they invented "Plastics"...
cinerama62
cinerama62 Hace 7 meses
A rolling Bathtub.
musicmatty67
musicmatty67 Hace 7 meses
Make America great again👍🇺🇸
Pete shea
Pete shea Hace 7 meses
Chrysler Corps then new Three speed automatic Torqueflite transmission mades its debut in the 1956 model year. That transmission seriously outclassed Buick's Dynaflow and more or less forced GM to develop the Turbo-Hydramatic 400.
Bracsim 1
Bracsim 1 Hace 7 meses
I forgot to say, that was a time in history when Americans were proud of their country, today not so much, much American do nothing but trash anything that says USA on it, you wonder why the country is going down the tube.
Bracsim 1
Bracsim 1 Hace 7 meses
Beautiful American car, I will trade 100 Mercedes just to have a ride in that car
George Burdine
George Burdine Hace 7 meses
Back when America was America.
steve jolly
steve jolly Hace 7 meses
Does it come in a stretch limo version?😀
Pete
Pete Hace 7 meses
Before democrats ruined our country
Oliver Flanagan
Oliver Flanagan Hace 7 meses
Even the horse seemed to be smiling at it, now wheres that confounded time machine.
Betty Grable
Betty Grable Hace 7 meses
Do you want to go to the Moon Alice ?
Oleg Brusov
Oleg Brusov Hace 7 meses
Автомобиль великолепен, с огромным удовольствием прокатился бы на таком
Bruce Wiemer
Bruce Wiemer Hace 7 meses
Omg. What a great video. My collection of buicks from 49' s to 56's all roadmasters from woody's to converts. To drive one is to know no other motorcar.
Pete shea
Pete shea Hace 7 meses
@Bruce Wiemer You understand NOTHING.
Bruce Wiemer
Bruce Wiemer Hace 7 meses
Ps pete now that i know you are an engineer ( too bad not of trains) i understand your problem
Bruce Wiemer
Bruce Wiemer Hace 7 meses
@Pete shea ok pete, you win. I refuse to fight a battle of wits with an unarmed man. I hope your future trolling of utube has better results. As of now, you are unsubscribed. I pity you
Pete shea
Pete shea Hace 7 meses
@Bruce Wiemer Each reply you post further concedes that this transmission had a host of problems. GM's development program targeted 1964 as the first model year for the TH400, which had been under development for several years prior. (Indeed, my own Machine Design Professor worked on the TH400 program for GM in the early 1960s! For the record, I'm a well seasoned mechanical design engineer.) Your suggestion that Buick would have otherwise remained with the Dynaflow rathe than the TH400 (and TH350 for lighter duty applications around the same period) is nothing short of laughable. Dynaflow issues, including its poor overall drivability: www.hotrod.com/articles/modernizing-1954-buick-updated-transmission-rearend/
Bruce Wiemer
Bruce Wiemer Hace 7 meses
@Pete sheaas i said, not particularly efficient or performance oriented. Just reliable enough for a 15 year run. Only after dynaflow plant burnt down in 63 were the turbo 400's put into buicks. Yes, a big inprovement. Not sure why you such a hater on dynaflows, especially when you admit to never driving one. All mine have survived for 60 plus years. A snap to rebuild and parts readily available. Hope you had a nice turkey day ☺
Mike Myers
Mike Myers Hace 7 meses
Sure was fun when you had a four speed in the floor with your Sweetheart sitting there beside ya with those pantyhose legs and you trying to shift. "WHOOPS sorry there honey." "Oh that's ok. " WHOOWEE.
Mike Myers
Mike Myers Hace 7 meses
@Pete shea didn't say they did have a four on the floor.
Pete shea
Pete shea Hace 7 meses
These cars didn't have "a four speed on the floor." Indeed, by this time Roadmasters weren't available with any type of manual transmission. The (rather terrible) Dynaflow was standard fair, and it did a fair job of ruining what was otherwise a very nice car by md to late 1950s standards. It wasn't until the 1964 that the all new Turbo Hydramatic 400 first appeared in Buicks. I'm particularly aware of this because my dad purchased a then new and special order 1964 Buick Wildcat that was so equipped.
Chris Goffe
Chris Goffe Hace 7 meses
..im in New Zealand and there is 2 56 i think rusting away on a farm in Levin ..about 10 mins from my house ..the owners passed years ago and the kids wont sell them ..every year they get worse ..they have had it now been sitting at least 12 years now 😭
JerseyJoe
JerseyJoe Hace 7 meses
No side view passenger mirror ??
Strontium9T
Strontium9T Hace 7 meses
There are 2 things I miss most about old cars: vent windows and bench seats. It was nice driving around with your arm around your honey.
Stormy D.
Stormy D. Hace 5 meses
.....and you looked as stupid as the black drivers that leaned so far in it looked like they were driving from the middle of that seat. I miss mudflaps with your zodiac name on them.
KitchenFoyle
KitchenFoyle Hace 7 meses
Try parking that in Tescos on a Saturday afternoon!
rick rebell
rick rebell Hace 7 meses
when men were men....and cars were cars .
Franco del Rio
Franco del Rio Hace 7 meses
Greta TunaFish has an electric tampon ! Enjoy it . As long it lasts
Aaron Granda
Aaron Granda Hace 7 meses
Frank Elwert what?
anne Pelton
anne Pelton Hace 7 meses
We had one of these only black. It was soooo nice! Us kids loved playing in it and undoubtedly ran the battery down over and over playing with the windows! And the electric seats!
Hank Rogers
Hank Rogers Hace 7 meses
It was a CHEAP car that wanted to be a Lincoln or Cadillac. Trash car.
D.W. Derp
D.W. Derp Hace 7 meses
Shame about the aspect ratio though.
Paul Hayman
Paul Hayman Hace 7 meses
When old car need repairs the mec Hh
Rick Moro
Rick Moro Hace 7 meses
Have a great picture of my 3 brother's hanging out of the window of my mom's brand new 56 two door Buick need to dig that out
dken miller
dken miller Hace 7 meses
Why is this being rendered in stretch-ovision? Us grown-ups want the original aspect ratio.
Gwinnet
Gwinnet Hace 7 meses
Very interesting video Thanks 🙏
Robert Sparkes
Robert Sparkes Hace 7 meses
Great times back then. We now live in a Godless society with lots of Toyota’s
Boat Axe
Boat Axe Hace 7 meses
As great looking as that Buick was, it ( and most American cars) were good for 100,000 miles or so, and that remained the case well into the early 2000”s. Whereas those Toyota’s are good for 200,000 plus. Japanese cars were the first to have six figure odometers because they were the first to need them.The management at the American auto manufacturers knew that they had a dedicated customer base that cared more about brand/country loyalty than about quality so they built cheap to increase their profits and those of their stockholders. In a publicly traded company the quarterly profits help the CEO’s keep their jobs, not the question of whether the customer is going to buy the same brand car next time. The Japanese spent much of their profits on research and development, constantly improving their cars and that long term view has paid off. Also, many of the “Japanese “ cars that you see are built in the USA, proving that it’s the engineering and parts, not who assembles it that makes the difference.
Bud Nunyerbusiness
Bud Nunyerbusiness Hace 7 meses
I recognize that fat guy!
packingten
packingten Hace 7 meses
We had a lot of cars Dad was a car trader,he had a blk& white 56 Buick nice car dynaflow transmission,starter was???? Yes kiddies on gas pedal, old Studebakers had braket on clutch pedal....One old car you pulled back on shift lever???. Forgot....
Gerald Trudeau
Gerald Trudeau Hace 7 meses
My dad had a 55 Roadmaster. My uncle always referred to it as the Buick Stonecrusher. Always got a laugh out of me! 🤣😂🤣 But I was only 10.
Kevin Spencer
Kevin Spencer Hace 7 meses
The good old days, when everyone knew their place.
Boat Axe
Boat Axe Hace 7 meses
Do you think that people are born with a place? Nobody chooses what sex or race they are going to be before they are born, so I judge them by what they do after their born.
Gary Snett
Gary Snett Hace 7 meses
Cars.were.built.great.those.days-&.the.tail.fins!.yes!.
J Johnson
J Johnson Hace 7 meses
Nice cars. However, I don't think the advertising slogan "a thrill a minute" is a good choice. I don't want any thrills as I drive down the highway.
JoJo Mama
JoJo Mama Hace 7 meses
Yeah,but there were only three French words every black man knew back then:Coupe de Ville...
Mark Crogan
Mark Crogan Hace 7 meses
@J Smith yeah well times have changed!
J Smith
J Smith Hace 7 meses
Mark Crogan , yeah as soon as you registered as a Democrat in the South back in the 1950’s, you were automatically signed up for the KKK.
Mark Crogan
Mark Crogan Hace 7 meses
Your first words were ku klux klan.
Gablesman888
Gablesman888 Hace 7 meses
Would love to have today a 1956 Buick Roadmaster with modern "avionics." The car just exuded style and class.
Touchofgrey53
Touchofgrey53 Hace 7 meses
Boy, they put some metal in these cars!
5610winston
5610winston Hace 7 meses
I'm sold! I'll head straight to my Packard dealer and get that new Patrician with TORSION LEVEL RIDE and TWIN ULTRAMATIC, with push-button shifting!
Aaron Granda
Aaron Granda Hace 7 meses
Love 55 56 Packard's, especially 400s.
John Beasley
John Beasley Hace 7 meses
That was a car.
lynden Mcdonald
lynden Mcdonald Hace 7 meses
Had a 53 Packard .my uncle had a dealership in Lakewood Ohio .went to Cadillacs..then sold the dealership to delorians brother .in the 70s I think
Take the red pill
Take the red pill Hace 7 meses
Better times
old magician
old magician Hace 7 meses
I grew up with my father driving Buicks, and now I drive Buicks. Great, comfortable, reliable autos that don't nickel and dime you to death. I don't understand the negativity of alot of people about this Brand. All the auto manufacturers now make cars overseas, it's called globalization, brought to you by the powerbrokers of the world!
Rolando Perez
Rolando Perez Hace 7 meses
The ERA That Will NEVER COME BACK
BeefheartLynch
BeefheartLynch Hace 7 meses
Seriously a rolling mechanical piece of art. This Buick is from a time when cars were built to last and aesthetics were considered. Now, most cars you can't tell from each other and just have problems left and right. That profile shot of the car near the end is just stunning.
downhilltwofour00
downhilltwofour00 Hace 7 meses
Padded dash? Nah Seat belts? oh hell no!
Lyle Williams
Lyle Williams Hace 7 meses
Thank you! This brings back wonderful memories! Love those Buick’s!
Dan Myself
Dan Myself Hace 7 meses
you can fit a family of 12 in there lol
Bill Feinberg
Bill Feinberg Hace 7 meses
The successful man in the commercial looks like Michael Corleone's bodyguard in Godfather 2.
infinite monkeys
infinite monkeys Hace 7 meses
The best buick yet! The new for 1956 Buick Roadsmasher!
Robert Hertz
Robert Hertz Hace 7 meses
THOSE were the day's my FRIEND those were the days. No seat belts no padded dash. No crumple zones. Only the strong survived. Oh steel BUMPERS. Real steel with chrome. Hub caps. Big ENUFF to kill a grown MAN if it flew off at high speed. Men were men and LADIES were just THAT. Those were Tha day's
Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith Hace 7 meses
What was the retail on this car?...why were the cars all 20 feet long?...does't seem this car was for the blue collar guy does it?...
WheelsTV
WheelsTV Hace 7 meses
$3,503 Original MSRP (base) according to NADA Guides. Blue-collar guys went to Chevy I'd guess.
John Beasley
John Beasley Hace 7 meses
My dad bought a new 1956 Buick Roadmaster at Orange Buick in Orlando Florida. It was a nice car. They traded it on a new 1960 Roadmaster. Now Buick is a Chinese car. Good luck to them. I would not buy one. I always hated GM it is (or was) owned by Dupont.
DezineDude
DezineDude Hace 7 meses
Well as an ex-DuPonter it is surely no longer partially owned by DuPont. All this divestiture from GM and UniRoyal was forced on the synthetic materials supplier via anti-trust legislation while the first "non-family" Shapiro was president of the company!
Allan Hegyes
Allan Hegyes Hace 7 meses
We called it a four holer.
5610winston
5610winston Hace 7 meses
Like a public outhouse.
Charles Price
Charles Price Hace 7 meses
The commercial didn't need color to put that car over, but I would love to know what color it was.
5610winston
5610winston Hace 7 meses
@Stormy D. Yeah. They were all camel-shit green metallic or puke-yellow, or pussy pink always with the white two-toning.
Charles Price
Charles Price Hace 7 meses
@Stormy D. Thanks! That clears up a lot.
Stormy D.
Stormy D. Hace 7 meses
Two tone. Shitbrindle green firemist and white
Yesenia Krueger
Yesenia Krueger Hace 7 meses
My vote is for a 1970 Buick Electra 225 2 Dr.. dark blue ...
BeefheartLynch
BeefheartLynch Hace 7 meses
Oh man, I owned that very car for a time back around '87 or '88. I needed a good used car as mine had broken down beyond repair. I was in my mid 20's and saw this Electra at a used car dealership. It had dings, some rust, faded paint spots, but I test drove it and it seemed fine so I bought it. If I remember right, I paid $ 800 for it. It was white on white leather and I absolutely LOVED that car. I drove the hell outta that thing. Concerts, road trips, you name it. Not only being large enough to house a family of 12, it was remarkably fast. That car lasted me for nearly 10 years and even though I ended having to sell it, it remains one of my favorite cars I've ever owned. Thanks for bringing up that memory.
Cärolus Rex
Cärolus Rex Hace 7 meses
Yesenia Krueger ... Ah, the Deuce and a Quarter!
Joe Turnip
Joe Turnip Hace 7 meses
If you haven't driven a 1955-56 Buick with a Dynaflow Transmission then you have no idea of what the slipperiest transmission in the world feels like. Press on the gas and wait for the transmission to spool up.....
Kevin laux
Kevin laux Hace 7 meses
How about Olds & Pontiac w/ roto hydramatic, when I was a kid I could tell an Olds coming a mile away...
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