“But they pooh-poohed the idea.”
Genres, Themes, Actors, and Directors:
You’ll witness more variations on primitive (and physically impossible) “flying machines” than you ever thought existed:
as well as demonstrations of some truly strange skills — which technically shouldn’t count as inventions, but are included here anyway, presumably for their wackiness factor. The documentary is comprised exclusively of archival footage (with voices dubbed in the silent clips), possesses no voice-over narration, and is accompanied by a surprisingly rocking soundtrack.
Redeeming Qualities and Moments: