Robot Turns Actor and plays (Apr, 1948)

Robot Turns Actor and plays

the role of a ”Martian” in a French production. Built by M. Koralek, noted French engineer, the 500-pound robot is seen at the left “rehearsing” with actress Mag Villars. At right. M. Koralek adjusts the robot’s mechanical brain via its spinal column.

6 comments
  1. Toronto says: February 14, 201110:54 pm

    It still is – check out Craig Fergusen’s show’s robot. (He’s a hoot, btw, but really really strange.)

  2. Kosher Ham says: February 15, 201111:30 am

    Walt Disney would later develop robots to run off of magnetic tape (and that’s what you see all over the disney parks now.)

  3. qyooqy says: May 1, 20114:09 pm

    What’s creepy about her robot love? She craved the kind of satisfaction that only something mechanical could provide. How strange is that? I guess it’s probably strange that she needed 500 pounds worth. Pound pound. Hee hee

  4. John says: May 1, 20115:42 pm

    qyooqy: You just crack yourself up.

    More to the point I found some more references to this robot here

  5. qyooqy says: May 3, 20113:59 pm

    Thanks for the link. It’s interesting that they decided to give the robot nipples.

  6. John says: May 3, 20116:56 pm

    qyooqy: Yeah, like George Clooney’s Batman costume. Shudder.

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