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The Paperwork Explosion is a four and a half minute film shot by Jim Henson in 1967 for IBM's Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter. The film features a number of office workers and other employees (including Frank Oz and the voice of Jim Henson) placing an emphasis on the innovation of machines in the workplace: "Machines should work; people should think." The soundtrack, provided by Raymond Scott, was featured on the album "Manhattan Research, Inc." as a music-only track, the original track with dialogue and other sound effects, and a test reel including improvisational material that would end up in the final film. (Muppet Wiki)

  1. Jim Henson

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  1. Jim Henson

    Jim Henson

  2. Frank Oz

    Frank Oz

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  • January 1, 1967
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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 5m

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