1935 – Alpha the Robot (American)

Alpha the Robot at the 1935-7 San Diego Exposition held at Balboa Park.

Alpha the Robot kidnapping Queen Zorine of the Nudists.

1935 – Alpha the Robot [Image date incorrect].

Called “Zoro Gardens,” the exhibit featured 50 nudists from “nature cults” all over the world. The colony was presided over by a King Adolf and Queen Zorine. Spectators paid 25 cents to view the colony. Despite protests from a number of church groups, the exhibit was a hit and stayed open for the entire two-year run of the Exposition.



The leading lady was "Queen Zorine," played by 22-year-old Yvonne Stacey. Source: here.


Ad from 1936. Source: here.

See other early Pseudo and Fake Robots here.


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