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IBM System/360

System/360 was a very popular series of mainframe computers produced by IBM between 1964 and the late 1970s. Its success was perhaps due to sharing the same architecture between all models so that customers could upgrade in confidence, knowing their software would still work.

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The Doll Squad (1973)

A Model 30 is used to pick the best team for the job and it selects the Doll Squad. Later, Sabrina, the leader of the squad, uses the computer to track down a mole in the organisation.

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How to Make a Doll (1968)

The operators console of a Model 30 appears as part of the computer the pair use to magically generate a number of beautiful women.

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There are only brief close-up shots of the machine.

THX 1138 (1971)

A number of System/360 machines play the part of the city's computer, responsible for setting the budget and controlling the city's android police officers.

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