How The Cold War Was Reflected In Gerry Anderson’s Puppets

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Gerry Anderson’s signature supermarionation series’ like Thunderbirds, Stingray and Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons were much more than just puppet shows for kids.

If you look closely there was a whole lot of Cold War anxiety woven into the various series he made.

Sarah wrote about this “puppet state” for The A.V. Club.

To read the full feature go here.

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