First Santa Claus-robot interaction: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Cinema has helped, from its very beginning, not only to capture real stories, but also to unleash our fantasy, introducing all kinds of mythical characters and fantastic situations. These categories include, in addition to characters from popular culture or mythology, of course, robots or automata, fictional characters product of technology. Already present in classical mythology, the first robots appeared in proper literature in the early 19th century with The Sandman (Ernst Theodore Amadeus Hoffmann, 1817), [...]