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#1 ANZinSpace

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 02:11 AM

Found this via a Facebook post - Behind the Scenes of Metropolis

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#2 David Kirk

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 03:40 AM

Wait a minute here! Is this supposed to be evidence that Maria is just a girl in a costume? I refuse to believe it!
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#3 Andyman

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 12:01 PM

No, she is just in mid transformation to full robot.

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 01:24 PM

She was the inspiration for C3PO.

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 05:19 PM

The really amazing thing is, the robot costume was sculpted out of a type of wood putty, used for repairing furniture.
That takes some skill, as the stuff is really difficult to work with.
Plus the thing had to have been quite heavy for Bridgett Helm to wear.
It was well worth the effort as the Maria Robotrix is as iconic as it gets.
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#6 Tinplate6

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 03:00 AM

Nice find ANZ, as usual. I took the shot and adjusted the contrast to show a bit more background, and a huge pentagram appeared in the upper right of the shot.

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#7 ANZinSpace

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 07:04 AM

The really amazing thing is, the robot costume was sculpted out of a type of wood putty, used for repairing furniture.
That takes some skill, as the stuff is really difficult to work with.


I wonder if that explains the use of a hair dryer on the suit. A repair job needing a quick curing perhaps??

#8 Dirk

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Posted 05 July 2012 - 11:11 AM

A repair job needing a quick curing perhaps??


HEY ANZ - a nice find indeed! a quick repair job was also my first thought - but if you have ever stayed for a longer time in a 7mm neopren diver suit (outside the water...) - you know that cooling down would be a big problem...

I also love the second picture. These men are pushing all the cars - only a few cm / for every new picture, to get the perfect illusion of movings in the big city...

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Edited by Dirk, 05 July 2012 - 11:12 AM.

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