More than a bit of sun—Mr. Sun—for you

Especially if you are in the Northern hemisphere and are craving more sun, here’s a film called “Our Mr. Sun“, made in 1956 by Frank Capra for Bell Labs.

It stars the sun, of course. It also stars that star of stars of the 1950s science fim world: Dr. Research. Click on the image on the right to be whisked away to the Internet Archive site, where Mr. Sun and Dr. Research and their friends will strut their stuff for you. Or watch it here:

BONUS (unrelated): an insipid Mr. Sun song, sung by Barney:


BONUS: The Hybrid Solar Eclipse of 2013 Nov 03, and a live online tracker of it