Computer Networks: The Heralds of Resource Sharing (1972)

by Steven King

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Documentary Description

Computer Networks: The Heralds of Resource Sharing is a documentary film from 1972, produced by Steven King, about ARPANET. It features many of the most important names in computer networking.

Speaking parts:
* Fernando J. Corbato (Corby), more links here: (voice 0:45-1:15, face 1:00-1:15, 15:10-15:40) Turing Award-winning implementer of multitasking operating systems.
* J.C.R. Licklider: (1:00-1:40), and many times throughout the film
* Lawrence G. Roberts: (voice 1:40-2:25) SIGCOMM Award winner.
* Robert Kahn: (2:25-2:35, 3:15-6:25, 6:55-) Turing Award winner.
* Frank Heart: (2:35-3:15, 6:25-6:55)
* William R. Sutherland (Bert): (13:50-15:10)
* Richard W. Watson: (17:34-18:30, 25:05-25:15) Dick is one of the key mass storage researchers of the last thirty years.
* John R. Pasta: (18:30-19:25)
* Donald W. Davies: (19:25-21:55)
* George W. Mitchell: (21:55-24:05, voice only)

Non-speaking:
* Daniel L. Murphy: (Behind the titles, several other times, best about 15:44)

Unidentified:
* (8:27-8:32, with beard and glasses): previously misidentified as Jon Postel

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