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Old 09-14-2002, 07:21 PM
grendel72 is offline
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Originally posted by ratty
And let's not forget those super-computers sci-fi movies were always showing, those giant silver filing cabinets with flashing red lights on them.
One of the coolest examples of this is the film Silent Running. The effects are amazing, then you see the huge computers that Bruce Dern at one point reprograms using punch cards, and you laugh at the silliness of such ancient computers... until you realise that means the awesome effects you've been seeing were all done by hand!