CTE tipped us off to this great little short called What On Earth?, detailing the first Martian mission to our planet and observing the dominant life form — cars. Featuring cool, Sixties-style animation and a health-and-safety filmstrip-type voiceover, the film was made in '66 and nominated for an Oscar. Plus, it was funded by the Canadian Film Board. We'd like to see an alternate take narrated by Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis, eh?

[via kottke.org]

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