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Lady GaGa Channels 1920s Silent Movie Metropolis

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Lady Gaga’s new epic music video for her single Paparazzi leaked onto the internet yesterday. Forgive the screenshots, but I had to call out this homage to Metropolis. Metropolis is a famous 1927 silent film about a city in the year 2000.  It contains the robot Maria in her iconic gold machinist costume. Lady Gaga may have sexed up her interpretation, but down to the arm mechanics and construction, it’s Maria the robot in 2009.

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Lady GaGa is going way back into history for her vintage inspirations this time.

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Above: Even Lady GaGa’s promotional dress is riveted metal.

To watch Maria the robot come to life from the 1927 silent film Metropolis, go to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6ZpVwFAlFg

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