mechanical man


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Noun1.mechanical man - an automaton that resembles a human beingmechanical man - an automaton that resembles a human being
robot, automaton, golem - a mechanism that can move automatically
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Dorothy read the card aloud, spelling out the big words with some difficulty; and this is what she read: + + | | | SMITH & TINKER'S | | Patent Double-Action, Extra-Responsive, | | Thought-Creating, Perfect-Talking | | MECHANICAL MAN | | Fitted with our Special Clock-Work Attachment.
Asa Butterfield plays an orphan in 1930s Paris as he tries to solve a mystery about a mechanical man and his late father.
* Before the killings, the Beach Boys recorded a song Manson wrote titled "Never Learn Not to Love." Later, Guns N' Roses recorded his "Look at Your Game Girl" and Marilyn Manson, whose stage name was partly inspired by the killer, used lyrics from Manson's "Mechanical Man" in his song "My Monkey." Trent Reznor, front man for the band Nine Inch Nails, lived in the house where the Tate murders occurred.
The only memory he has of his dead father is a mechanical man which only works with a special key.
Sun Film4 6.30pm Martin Scorsese directs this magical kids' movie in which Asa Butterfield plays an orphan in 1930s Paris trying to solve a mystery about a mechanical man and his late father.
Asa Butterfield plays an orphan in 1930s Paris who tries to solve a mystery about a mechanical man and his late father.
Paul Duckworth gives a striking performance as the mechanical man with a remarkably human core.
Hublot" (Zeilt Prods.) by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, the tale of a mechanical man finding much-needed companionship with a mechanical puppy in a frantic world, recalls the look of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Steamboy" and other Steampunk visionaries.
He also steals mechanical toys, and when the elderly toymaker catches him, Hugo loses his late father's sketches of a mechanical man. When the toymaker's granddaughter offers to help him get them back, Hugo must make the decision to trust (or not) this strange girl.
Barnum, the exhibition (to paying customers) of his own mechanical man. This, we know from numerous witnesses, including Denis Diderot, who wrote about it for his Encyclopedie, was a large wooden automaton--more precisely, an android--painted entirely white to look like marble and modeled after a well-known statue in the Tuileries Garden called The Flute Player.
When she witnesses a murder and decides to uncover the truth, she joins with a mechanical man known as The Automaton to search for the truth.