[vcf-midatlantic] Raymond Scott and Jim Henson made an IBM commercial!

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Nov 26 17:10:38 EST 2017


thanks for sharing

On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 2:31 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I've seen the Cookie Monster one, it's hysterical.
>
>
> On Nov 26, 2017 1:43 PM, "Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic" <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IZw2CoYztk
> > "Paperwork Explosion"
> >
> > The Jim Henson Company
> >
> > In 1967, Henson was contracted by IBM
> > to make a film extolling the virtues of their new technology,
> > the MT/ST, a primitive word processor.
> > The film would explore how the MT/ST would help control
> > the massive amount of documents generated by a typical business office.
> > Paperwork Explosion, produced in October 1967,
> > is a quick-cut montage of images and words
> > illustrating the intensity and pace of modern business.
> > Henson collaborated with Raymond Scott on the electronic sound track.
> >
> >
> > manditory viewing:
> > the Muppets Analytical Computer
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IgF6_jVaj8
> >
> > Cookie Monster for IBM
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RowwNXKEt4k
> >
> > AT&T Archives: Charlie Magnetico, by Jim Henson
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuLUWQRh-po
> >
> > AT&T Archives: Robot, by Jim Henson
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivJNNwTGDcw
> >
> > Jim Henson made this film in 1963 for The Bell System.
> > Specifically, it was made for an elite seminar given for business owners,
> > on the then-brand-new topic — Data Communications.
> >
>



More information about the vcf-midatlantic mailing list