Mother Riley Meets A Vampire (aka My Son The Vampire), 1952 Believed to be the original Robot prop/costume,
Lot 18
Mother Riley Meets A Vampire (aka My Son The Vampire), 1952 Believed to be the original Robot prop/costume,
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,822) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Mother Riley Meets A Vampire (aka My Son The Vampire), 1952
Believed to be the original Robot prop/costume,
of plastic, metal and wood construction, with single coloured eye-piece, several dials to chest, interior with part electrical mechanism, the knees and elbows with rubber joints, with claw hands with internal operating mechanism, head dome missing, height 71 inches (180cm)

Footnotes

  • This robot was acquired by the vendor over 20 years ago, in the Birmingham area and he recalls the piece being displayed in the foyer of a Birmingham Cinema.

    'Mother Riley Meets A Vampire' features a performance by Bela Lugosi, as the 'Vampire'. The Robot features in the story as it is ordered by Bela Lugosi's Vampire and is incorrectly delivered to Mother Riley.
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