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The History of Inventions

Italy / UK, 1959 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Bruno Bozzetto

Beginning with man's accidental discovery of fire when lightning struck, this cartoon comments, with a certain irony, on his subsequent inventive progress which has now taken him to the threshold of space.

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