Artifact Details

Title

Fortran

Catalog Number

102645727

Type

Moving image

Date

1957

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Department of Education

Place of Publication

Poughkeepsie, NY

Duration

00:17:00

Dimensions

10.5" reel

Format

16mm film

Description

This film presents a step-by-step translation of a mathematical problem into Fortran statements, which the narrator demonstrates visually using cards representing each step of the calculation. In addition to Fortran, the film contains references to the IBM 650, 704, 709, and 705.

Credit

Gift of Dan Leeson

Lot Number

X2843.2005