This 1959 Disney propaganda film touts the wonders of drones, cloud seeding, weather control, climate modification, storm steering and wireless electromagnetic manipulation of the atmosphere.
What’s striking is how, apart from all of the digital technology that we have today, the technology of nearly 60 years ago doesn’t seem to be much different from that of the present. One can only imagine how many developments have since been made that are either secret or actively suppressed.
Of interest is how the hurricane being actively steered away from Florida in this film appears to have been on the same path as Hurricane Irma.
I thought that the narrator of this film might have been a young James Earl Jones but found instead that it was Paul Frees, who gave us Toucan Sam, Boris Badenov (Bullwinkle), the Burgermeister Meister Burger (Rankin-Bass), and the Disney Parks attraction “Haunted Mansion.”