Of Dice and Men

Of Dice and Men

| 11 min
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This witty short animation film introduces the theory of probability. We learn of its inception in the 17th century to settle a dispute over a game of dice, its relationship to predictability, and its application to everyday situations--like the chances of being involved in an accident.

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  • director
    John Weldon
  • script
    John Weldon
  • animation
    John Weldon
  • producer
    David Verrall
  • executive producer
    Douglas MacDonald
  • voice
    Walter Massey
    Richard Dumont
  • music
    Neil Smolar
  • sound
    Neil Smolar
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel

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  • cbarzo

    Excellent. This film encapsulated a 4 part series I saw (probably PBS) called The Code which similarily described probability, patterns, randomness, etc. What a reflection on Canada's health care system and our abundance of casinos.

    cbarzo, 2 Feb 2012