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31 May 2012
How Siegfried's dragon was operated
The image shows a schematic diagram of the dragon slain by Siegfried in Fritz Lang's classic movie. Eight or nine men are inside or under the model, operating it. I think it's an impressive achievement for its time (1924). You can view the result in this video clip (coup de grâce at the 5:09 mark when he stabs it in the eye):