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Jim Henson's Robot

by Critical Commons Manager

A short film created by Jim Henson for a for a Bell Data Communications Seminar in Chicago in 1963 depicts a stereotypical antagonism between humans and the fantasy of mechanical intelligence projected onto the figure of a robot. The short was rediscovered and made available online by AT&T in January 2012.

Robot by Jim Henson

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A short film by Jim Henson commissioned by Bell Telephone to illustrate human-machine tensions

from Robot (1963)
Creator: Jim Henson
Distributor: AT&T
Posted by Critical Commons Manager