Pinup Model Anne Francis with “Robbie” the robot

The construction of Robbie cost an estimated $125,000 ($1.1M today adjusting for inflation). He was the first major departure from the classic [“oil can” style robot] ¬†and his design has influenced all aspects of Sci-Fi from the original Lost in Space series to the Protectron robots in the modern Fallout games. He is an icon of cinema sci-fi history, and an incredible byproduct of the 1950’s/1960’s space fever

Pinup Model Anne Francis with “Robbie” the robot