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The Invisible Boy (1957) was a Family - Science Fiction Film directed by Herman Hoffman and produced by Nicholas Nayfack.

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Dr. Tom Merrinoe: In order to equal the number of neuronic circuits in my own cerebral cortex we'd be obliged to build something slightly larger than the planet Jupiter.


Timmie: What's a computer?
Dr. Tom Merrinoe: ...simply an electronic adding-and-remembering machine... a completely accurate and lighning-fast idiot with a lead pencil.


[first lines]
Dr. Tom Merrinoe: General Swayne! Certainly didn't expect to see you in person.
Gen. Swayne: Thought I'd be my own messenger boy this time.


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Robby the Robot's appearance in the film was partly because it was so expensive to build him for Forbidden Planet that MGM felt obliged to use him in another project.
MGM released this movie, which features a sequence set aboard an Earth-orbiting satellite, in October of 1957, the very same month in which the USSR inaugurated the Space Age by launching Sputnik.
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