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COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT (variously punctuated; UK vt THE FORBIN PROJECT). Joseph Sargent, dir. USA: Universal, 1969 (completion), 1970 (US release). Walt Lee[1] lists additional vts for this film before and during its production.

Computer takeover film. Closely follows the novel Colossus by D. F. Jones (q.v. under Fiction); changes are minor, necessary, and usually improvements. Discussed by V. Sobchack in The Limits of Infinity/Screening Space. Discussed in TMG[2] by D. Palumbo and in CW by L. Heldreth (see under Drama Criticism).[3] See in this Wiki Jennifer Welchman's "COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT: Evolution and Artificial Intelligence"