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Series titleDrôles d'inventions
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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 fourth episode presents the rolling sidewalk, a system which was invented to facilitate city traffic.