Halloween has definitely changed over the years from monsters and scary masks to fairy princesses. When I was a child it all seemed more frightening. I remember going door to door and then watching the old black and white Frankenstein movie after getting back from trick or treating. It was petrifying as Doctor Frankenstein creates a creature out of various body parts and then sends some electricity through a couple of bolts in its neck. As lightening cracks and thunder roars, the monster slowly moves its hand as the good doctor, clearly insane, starts screaming “It’s alive”.
It all seems logical enough. Take various parts, sew them all together, add some power and voila you have a functioning creature.
At first blush this is the impression you can get when you think about a roped hydraulic elevator. Click for the rest of the story!