Turn On! Dancer (1969)
First dance computer animation (motion capture)
1) Woman dances to the music (motion capture by Scanimate, using Animac system).
2) This is excerpt from cancelled tv show called Turn On! (1969). Show was cancelled during (!) first episode on some tv stations. - On February 5th, 1969, ABC premiered a television pilot for a comedy series titled Turn-On. The cast included Teresa Graves, Hamilton Camp, Mel Stewart, Chuck McCann, and guest host Tim Conway. Many people across America complained about the show and its sexual and religious content. Co-creator of the show Ed Friendly decided to respond to the complaints by interrupting the live broadcast of the show and stating that "the remainder of this program will not be seen this evening, or ever". The screen then cut to black and the show was never broadcast again.
3) Two episodes was made (reportedly more). Episodes is not availavle to the public, but some few seconds excerpts like this dancing animation still available. Thee two known episodes can be viewed only at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.
4) Fore more early motion capture read The Stick Man (1967).
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