Tuesday, January 19, 2010

1950's Movie Robots


Gort; The Day the Earth Stood Still 1951





Robbie the Robot opposite co-star Anne Francis 1956
Forbidden Planet


Gargo; Publicity shot for the movie "Gog"
                                                      1954


Tobor; Tobor the Great, 1954



Chani; "Devil Girl From Mars" 1954



Target Earth 1954



When I think about some of my favorite movies of the fifties I can't help but think about Robot flicks like the ones shown in the images above. I love old 50's robots, period!
Btw, I got some of these great pics from an ultra cool Robot Blog , Chuckmans Robots, which, if you dig robots, you should hang out for a while.

4 comments:

  1. I can't get enough robots!! I live in a house full of them and my hubby and I even have matching robot tattoos :) Our local museum recently had a robot exhibit with tons of old ones and artwork- i was in heaven.

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  2. matching robot tattoos? SO cool! You really DO love robots! I'm sure you've been here then:

    http://chuckmanrobots.blogspot.com
    Its a great blog filled with tons of Robots,robots, robots!

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  3. WOW ,MY LOVE FOR 50'S NOSTALGIA (IMMENSE)
    GORT >ALL TIME GREAT,CHRONOS >CLOSE 2ND,TOBORROBOT>LOST IN SPACE >A PLACE IN MY HEART........ DJ-EL

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  4. I remember seeing a black and white movie in the late 50s where robots were taking over the world. I don't remember much, but scientists discovered that a pitch would kill them. I was pretty scared during the movie. But I was probably only around 10. Anybody know what the movie was?

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