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Prelinger Archives: Leave It to Roll-Oh [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Tongue-in-cheek film showing a domestic robot freeing housewives of their chores (and intimating that their work is hardly necessary); actually a promo showing how relays and switches function in the modern automobile. Shown at the New York World's Fair in 1940.
Release Date
1940
Run Time
9 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 13, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Leave it to Roll-Oh
Contents
  • Roll-Oh the Domestic Robot (3:01)
  • Modern Appliances and Sensors (2:12)
  • Common Sensors (0:47)
  • Automobile Engine Robots (1:49)
  • Everyday Robots (0:34)
  • Credits: Prelinger Archives: Leave it to Roll-Oh (0:06)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1940.
Publisher no.
53786 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (9 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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