Los Angeles, CA – March 21, 2024 – Blind Logic Productions announced the completion of their documentary  film, “Blind Logic: The Ralph R. Teetor Story.” Production began October 21, 2021, in Hagerstown, Indiana. 

Hagerstown, Indiana, where the story all began in 1890, will host the first screening on April 5th to 475 townspeople. On April 7th, Earlham College will host the second screening in their historic Goddard Auditorium,  in Richmond, Indiana. Ralph Teetor served on the Board of Trustees at Earlham College in the late 1940’s as he  believed the gift of education was an investment in a better future. And in 1978, Teetor donated to Joseph  Moore Museum at Earlham College and made possible the Ralph Teetor Planetarium.  

South Carolina’s Clemson University, known for its leading automotive engineering program, will host a third  screening on April 19th at their International Center for Automotive Research campus (CU-ICAR). Laine Mears,  Department Chair of Automotive Engineering, and recipient of the SAE Ralph Teetor award stated, “The SAE  Teetor award is an important recognition for anyone involved with education that serves the automotive  industry. This award acknowledges those making a difference in new ways, and Ralph Teetor, who thought  creatively his whole life, is the perfect namesake.”  

Kettering University, Flint, Michigan, one of the leading engineering universities, will host a screening on April  30th at the Reiss Auditorium in their state-of-the-art facility, The Learning Commons. Kettering is dedicated to  achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service. 

“We look forward to bringing this film to campus and letting our students learn more about the life of Ralph  Teetor,” said Dr. Bassem Ramadan, Department Head of Mechanical Engineering. “Ralph Teetor was dedicated  to learning. Through his Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Educational Fund, established in 1963, several of  our engineering faculty were recognized with the Ralph Teetor Educational Award. This recognition of  engineering faculty nationwide demonstrates his commitment to education.”

The upcoming documentary follows the remarkable journey in America’s heartland of Ralph Teetor from  childhood blindness through his life of courage, fierce determination, and distinctive mental vision to become  an inventive, insightful leader, and philanthropist. Ralph Teetor’s life spanned the entire development of the  American automobile industry.  

Emmy Award winning host and narrator Mike Rowe is providing the narration and Emmy Award winning actor  Jeff Daniels is voicing Ralph Teetor, among many other extraordinary actors voicing characters.  

This film features renowned trailblazers Lyn St. James, legendary race car driver and 1992 Indy 500 “Rookie of  the Year,” Franz von Holzhausen, the visionary Chief Designer at Tesla, Inc., Sarah Cook, the remarkable President of the Automotive Hall of Fame, and the illustrious Leslie Mark Kendall, Chief Historian at the Petersen  Automotive Museum. 

Credits include award winning Editor Derek Tow, Composer Jim Andron, Photo Editor Daniel Teetor, and Sound  Editing, Effects and Design by the award winning team of Darren King, Nikola Simikic, and Amanda Roy. Written,  directed, and produced by Jack Teetor, this documentary is based on the book “One Man’s Vision – The Life of  Automotive Pioneer Ralph R. Teetor,” by Marjorie Teetor Meyer. 

Blind Logic Productions is in the planning stages for Detroit and Los Angeles premieres to be announced. This  film is scheduled for release in late 2024. See our preview at: blindlogicproductions video.

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