1. Here’s an excerpt from the 1939 movie “The Middleton Family at the New York World’s Fair” featuring footage of Elektro.

  2. “We got more gongs than the breakdancing robot that caught on fire.”

  3. Seems interesting, but I can’t read it. Maybe I will try when I get home…

  4. Mike: Great minds! I was trying to work that in but went for the (more? less?) obscure Jimmy Olsen camera reference instead.

  5. That’s a terrific post, David. I’ve forwarded it to a mailing list of robot enthusiasts. And Elektro starred in Sex Kittens Go To College with Tuesday Weld and Conway Twitty! ZOMG, as the kids say.

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