The Number of the Day: 485

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Andy Warhol's 1964 film Empire, which contains no plot or dialog and is entirely comprised of a stationary shot of the Empire State Building, is roughly 485 minutes long.

Related Fact: According to Warhol, the point of this film is to "see time go by."

[Source: MoMA. See previous Numbers of the Day here.]

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