Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams
Documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer which charts the amazing and untold story of automata - extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. The film brings the past to life in vivid detail as we see how and why these masterpieces were built. Travelling around Europe, Simon uncovers the history of these machines and shows us some of the most spectacular examples, from an entire working automaton city to a small boy who can be programmed to write and even a device that can play chess. All the machines Simon visits show a level of technical sophistication and ambition that still amazes today.Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams featuring Simon Schaffer and Ilan Goodman is streaming with subscription on Curiosity Stream. It's a documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (77 votes).
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Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (77 votes). The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.