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Variations on a Mechanical Theme

Directed by Ken Russell
United Kingdom, 1959
Documentary, TV Movie, Short

Synopsis

This delightful Monitor item offers a whistle-stop tour of the history of mechanical musical reproduction, starting with the various music boxes that arrived in the wake of the industrial revolution of the early nineteenth century and concluding with a snapshot of the state of the late 1950s art.

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Variations on a Mechanical Theme Directed by Ken Russell