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A computer locates the Fountain of Youth

by Critical Commons Manager

An unnecessarily specific sequence in this teen beach party movie uses punch cards to program a computer in search of the Fountain of Youth. In spite of the absurdity of both the context and premise for this scene, it suggests the fascination with which data processing was regarded in the mid-1960s.

Programming a computer with punch cards in The Fat Spy

A more realistic than average depiction of punch cards to program a computer to locate the Fountain of Youth

from The Fat Spy (1966)
Creator: Joseph Cates
Posted by Critical Commons Manager