Updated: December 21, 2006
FORBIDDEN PLANET 3D ART #02
The illustrator Luca Oleastri present here his best fantastic
and original 3D art, here isn" ROBBY THE ROBOT" from his
"FORBIDDEN PLANET" inspired series Forbidden Planet is a 1956
science fiction film and a subsequent novelization by W.J. Stuart.
The film features a number of spectacular special effects
(Oscar nominated), groundbreaking use of an all-electronic music
score, and the first screen appearance of the famous Robby the
For over forty years Robby the Robot has undoubtedly remained the
most famous, and adored movie robot of all time. Making his film
debut in 1956, in Hollywood's first multi-million dollar
science-fiction epic "Forbidden Planet"; Robby starred alongside
Leslie Nielson, Walter Pidgeon and Anne Francis costing the MGM
prop-shop over $125,000 to construct (although Anne Francis swears
it cost MGM over a million to make Robby).
In 1957 Robby appeared in his second motion picture, "The Invisible
Boy", starring Philip Abbott and Richard Eyer. Segueing from big
screen productions Robby made an effortless, and successful transition
into television; where he later starred in many classic shows. These
credits include his appearances in many popular series such as
"The Thin Man", "Lost in Space", "The Twilight Zone", "The Addams
Family", "The Love Boat", "Columbo", "Mork and Mindy", and "Clueless"
to name a few.
Portraited here is Robby the Robot the most famous robot of the
silverscreen. The artwork displayed here, made totally by Luca
Oleastri using 3D CGI, is my ORIGINAL tribute to this great sci-fi &