lucky to lay my hands on the original A and B rolls 16 mm promotion
movie made by Charisma Productions for IBM.
The oldest date entry of cleaning record is 16th of May 1969.
The red/yellow color of the trees in movie indicate that the movie is
probably shot in the autumn of 1968.
Here you can see the restored version: Part 1
and Part 2
Here are some nice still of it.
1- Some scenes in the movie show a early model of
the 5444 drive while a this is a model 10 card
2- The buttons/lights arrangement in the lower right
"System Control" panel differs from the production version:
the CPU in this movie it is:
See also this ealy CPU picture:
Production version of the "System
Controls" arrangement is as follows:
Anyone any idea why this was changed ?
3- The product name "S/3" is not printed on the black bar on
top of the
4- A small operator panel on the left hand side of the 5203
printer. (not present in production version.)
5- Right of the four dail switches on the operator panel is
a red indicator.
In the production version this is either a grey
dummy or the blue BSCA STEP button or a SIOC light.