1957 – “Mr. Fantastic” Robot – Andy Frain Jr. (American)
1957 – "Mr. Fantastic" Ushering Robot by Andy Frain Jr..
A tape recorder replays the ushering commentary via a speaker in 'his' chest. 'His' right toe has a sensor that counts the passing crowd.
An interesting anecdote about Andy Frain, Jr.
Source: The San Bernardino County, May 21 1954.
Runs $1 Million Firm
His Pay: $15 a Week
Chicago (UP) – Andy Frain, Jr., 20, who is running the family's million-dollar ushering business during his father's illness, makes more money at it than rumored.
Asked to comment on reports his allowance was only $10 a week he replied: "Actually, it's about $15."