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THE BIRTH OF THE ROBOT

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Directed by Len Lye
United Kingdom, 1936
Animation, Short, Fantasy

Synopsis

The Birth of a Robot is a bizarre, fantastical advertisement for Shell Oil in which surrealist stop-motion figurines act out a disjointed myth of how robots came to be, and in which Shell Oil keeps the world turning after a sleepy god retired from the wheel.

Synopsis

The Birth of a Robot is a bizarre, fantastical advertisement for Shell Oil in which surrealist stop-motion figurines act out a disjointed myth of how robots came to be, and in which Shell Oil keeps the world turning after a sleepy god retired from the wheel.

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The Birth of the RobotDirected byLen Lye

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Berlin International Film Festival
1988

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