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Mathematics Goes to the Movies

by Burkard Polster and Marty Ross

**The Road to Hong Kong (1962)**

4:20

Abacus action in the title

17:55

“Three concentric circles” as a sign

23:48

To check whether Chester has regained his memory

How much is 2+2

4

4+4

8

8+8

17

That’s our boy.

28:00

The formula

35:40

Formula again

41:16

BAD GUY: Yours is no ordinary mind. In your incredible brain lies the mathematical
genius of Descartes, Newton, da Vinci,

Chester: All those kids. Tell me more

51:44

rattles of mathematical formula

53:20

formula again

1:03:14

1:10:41

2+2 again

1:19:40

end of formula