animated caveman

Weird Mechanical Man?

This picture that looks strangely fascinating, frustrating and scarry in the same time isn’t a scene from a kinki sci-fi movie about shadow government ruling the world with the help of finely craftyed mechanical golems. This is actual photo from the Popular Science magazine (issue Jan, 1964). It depicts two technicians preparing mechanically animated caveman figure for the exhibition at the 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair. More photos from the Popular Science here:

animated caveman

animated caveman

You can read the full Popular Science article “What to do for a splitting backache‚Ķ ‚Ķautomated caveman gets a rear-end drive” here.

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