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Hi Gordon. I vaguely remember an old 50s B-grade science fiction film
called *Twonky* or thereabouts (possibly it's the name of the TV or
alien/entity).
 
It was about an alien/entity entering a TV set and controlling its
viewers. No doubt it would be viewed today as a metaphor about the
(unconscious?, subconcscious?, pre-conscious?, post-conscious?, whatever)
fear of TV-as-mind-controller, in much the same way that *Invasion of the
Body Snatchers* is touted as a metaphor for Communist infiltration.
 
Regards,
 
Anton
 
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On Wed, 14 Jun 1995, Gordon Peffer wrote:
 
> I need a short list of feature films that have as their subject,
> ostensible or otherwise, some aspect of TV. Could have to do with
> the business side, advertising, programs, actors.
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