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Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip

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100 Minutes

Overview:


Get set for an adventure that marked a new era in America! Film-maker Ken Burns presents the hilarious 1903 saga of the first transcontinental automobile trip. On a visionary whim and a $50 bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent. His arrival in New York City, after every imaginable breakdown and delay, proved that the "horseless carriage" really did have a future.

Cast:

Adam Arkin
Amy Madigan
Eli Wallach
John Cullum
Keith David
Philip Bosco
Tom Hanks

Genres:

Adventure
Documentary
History

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