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Future Shock - Electrical Stimulation (1972)


This clip from the 1972 film Future Shock depicts a man of the future starting his day with IQ pills and anti-depressant electrical shocks.

A number of years from now, perhaps when a person gets up in the morning and has to take the drug to bring his IQ up to the appropriate level, slap on the battery pack so that whenever he gets depressed he can press a lever and turn on electrical stimulation which delights him a little bit.

 

 

You can find Future Shock on the DVD Yesterday's Tomorrows Today, released by A/V Geeks.

See also:
Future Shock (1972)

Envision Odd Styles in 1950 (Hammond Times, 1939)

Space Colony Possible (The News, 1975)