The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)
A stylized scene from the classic film, The Day the Earth Stood Still. Here the robot, Gort, is carrying away the girl. The base was painted to simulate earth.
Kit Maker: Nocturna
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) is an American science-fiction film that tells the story of a humanoid alien visitor who comes to visit the Earth with a warning, accompanied by his powerful robot, “Gort“. Robert Wise directed this film, and its primary actors and actresses were Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Sam Jaffe, and Hugh Marlowe. “Gort” is also a primary character in this motion picture, but he is portrayed as a completely mechanical man. The writer of The Day the Earth Stood Still, Edmund H. North, based his screenplay on Harry Bates‘s short story “Farewell to the Master” (1940).