OT: Ship based mainframe in movie(1961)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Aug 25 16:34:00 2003

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, McFadden, Mike wrote:

> While changing channels I came across a movie, "The Honeymoon Machine"
> staring Steve McQueen from 1961. They were using onboard ship mainframe
> computer to compute odds for roulette wheel and using signaling lantern
> to send messages to/from ship to casino. Computer named Max. Interesting
> use of military computer system.

That is pretty cool. Was that basically the plot for the movie? If so,
it sounds like I could stand to watch the whole thing :)

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