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Mechanical Women question


Were there really mechanical women back then like in this movie? They creeped the *beep* out of me!

But it was an awesome movie. Kind of reminded me of Pandaemonium with John Hanna (the Mummy movies) - I think that's how you spell it.

What is the lesson to be learned from this movie? Drugs are inspiring!
lol kidding!!!


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this is in fact the only scenes that I remember from this movie, I had seen this when I was like 7, and that was over 24 years ago...

very creepy and disturbing as a child watching that

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I suggest a Wikipedia/google search on the history of automata. YouTube has some great videos displaying automata from the eighteenth century and earlier.

Hoffman's "Sandman" short story (early nineteenth century -- inspired Freud's idea of the uncanny/"unheimliche") features one of the most famous automaton women ever -- much better than in this disaster of a film. (As a lifelong fan of the Gothic, I can't give this film a pass. It trivializes the work of geniuses and one of the most compelling literary/art movements in the West)

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automatons as they are called were the toys of the day the ULTRAAAAAAAAAAA rich.

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