The time Walter Cronkite was zapped into the digital world of Tron

Back in 1982, famed broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite visited the set of Tron to learn about this crazy new world of "computer-generated effects" and managed to get himself zapped inside The Grid himself. Hey, did you know that computer graphics can be changed... with a mere phone call!?!


Also, check out Kronkite's quote about the future of filmmaking at the end. A crack at Cronkite' expense, or a stunningly prescient prediction about Michael Bay's eventual career? Hmmm...

[Via Hibernation Sickness]

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Ghost in the Machine

That's still very clearly Walter Cronkite at the end.