Vending machine sits where Zoltar once did

Vending machine sits where Zoltar once did

In MAKE Volume 21, tinkerer Roger Hess wrote about the working replica he made of the Zoltar fortune teller machine from the movie Big. Perhaps we ought to put Roger in touch with Rye Playland, the location of that particular scene. As you can see from this photo from Scouting New York, a Pepsi machine currently sits where the iconic prop was placed for the movie:



Rolling Zoltar costume based on a Segway

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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