• Short Summary

    US Naval Ordnance Research Calculator the (NORC) an early computer, in operation.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "Smartest Brain Joins The Navy". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots, American Naval officials meeting with officials from IBM (International Business Machines). Various shots of the Naval Ordnance Research Calculator the (NORC) an electronic brain, an early computer, in operation. Good shots of the machine at work being watched over by a woman naval officer. Lots of lights and spinning tape reels.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2660.02
    Media URN:
    79089
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:01:00 / 01:04:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 2702 A

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