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Way Things Work, The


UK 2003,
Rating: [G]
Genres: Family, Documentary / Animation


Aroview: Set on the fantastical Mammoth Island, this animated series seeks to dramatise the great, groundbreaking inventions of history.

Guided by The Inventor, the islanders succeed in stumbling across the building-blocks of machine technology and how they relate to the paraphenalia of the modern world. Based on the book by David Macauley. Four episodes cover inclined planes, levers, wheels, axles, belts and gears.

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  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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