hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Thu Feb 4 23:38:10 CST 2016
On 2016-Feb-04, at 5:48 PM, Mike Loewen wrote:
> I'm trying to identify a system which appeared in "The Killer Elite" (1975), with a room full of tape drives and a couple of terminals:
> The drives appear to be IBM 3420s, but with an additional box on top, labeled "SMS". The system itself doesn't appear in any of the shots. Some sort of IBM 370, perhaps?
Funny, I've been doing a bit of a Peckinpah retrospective and watched that two nights ago.
Noticed the computer equipment of course but concluded about as much as you did: IBM drives and 3270-ish terminals, hence IBM shop; no CPU visible but 370 era.
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