Things That Make Me Smile No.184: Mechanical Puppets

Meet Long Ma, a Chinese legend come to life thanks to La Machine. The French theater company created this horse dragon as a gift in celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between China and France. The reason might be interesting, but the expressions on the faces in the audience for this piece of a stellar performance show the real power of theater.

If you’re curious, here is more information about the story. This daylight video of Long Ma reveals more of how it works:

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