The footage from the video was produced in the 1920s. It is a compilation of the wacky inventions that were created in the 1920s. Even though this is a video on the crazy inventions a lot of the inventions were actually useful. Inventions such as the washing machine and the vacuum cleaner were created. This represents a period of time where Americans wanted to enjoy their lives and take advantage of the country that was flourishing at the time.