Updated: December 22, 2004|
Robby the Robot, from the classic film Forbidden Planet, in a
1/25th scale metal kit.
Robby is the most famous of all movie robots. After making his
debut in the science fiction classic Forbidden Planet, he
appeared in numerous other films and TV shows such as Lost in
Space and Twilight Zone. The film Forbidden Planet was a story
loosely based on the Shakespeare play, The Tempest and was a
major influence in many science fiction movies to follow,
including Star Trek.
This is a very rare kit, produced by Aquapolis from Japan, in
1983. it is mostly made of white metal with photo etched
parts, a wood base and clear head dome. Extremely high detail.
Included is a beautifully sculptured figure of Anne Francis as
Altaira Morbius, lying in the arms of Robbie.
I have never seen another one of this kit. Most Sci-Fi
collectors have never even heard of this model kit, let alone
ever saw one in person. This would build into a spectacular
show piece, and would make a unique addition to any collection
of Robot or Monster collectibles.
Kit is complete, unbuilt, in the original box, with