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Hand-out launcher (The)

Reference

4963

Duration

00:01:02

Production year

2016

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Summary

The humoristic Strange Inventions series revisits the film archives of the National office for scientific research and inventions (ONRSI, the CNRS's ancestor, by exploring fake advertisements staging real inventions. The third episode presents the hand-out launcher, a system using small mortar shells to dispatch messages.

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