Learning from old examples

Sure it's geeky, but it's fun and educational to study instructional materials from the past. You can see how much (or how little) has changed in our profession, and pine for overproduced pieces. Here are two you might enjoy. A 1923 silent film that explains Einstein's greatest work (Vimeo link) and an operator's manual for the Disneyland Monorail (PDF link).

See also Old Disney Manuals and Playboy Club Bunny Manual.

Posted: January 22, 2012 link to this item, Tweet this item, respond to this item