The Cat & The Canary (1927)

Oct 19, 18 The Cat & The Canary (1927)

Posted by in Silents

The silent 1927 Paul Leni film, The Cat & the Canary, has an interesting protagonist. Captured here by the folks at Crimson Pool Productions is an accurate 1/4th scale bust of the “cat” in the film. It’s that eye and those teeth that gets our attention. Film audiences in 1927 had not seen anything like this...

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“Mark Glassy and Frankenstein: Men of Many Parts” will be on display in the Tomás Rivera Library through Dec. 14

Oct 03, 18 “Mark Glassy and Frankenstein: Men of Many Parts” will be on display in the Tomás Rivera Library through Dec. 14

Posted by in Modern Classics

Mark Glassy ’78 has collected more than 100,000 science fiction items in nearly half a century. But the cancer researcher’s passion for the genre doesn’t end there. He also spends most of his evenings sculpting figurines that capture scenes from his favorite science fiction films, most notably “Frankenstein.” His science fiction...

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The Invisible Man (1933)

Aug 10, 18 The Invisible Man (1933)

Posted by in Rare & Unusual

Moebius Models released a styrene version of The Invisible Man. In addition to the main character this diorama also includes a myriad of amazing pieces including an awesome array of glassware, books, rats, frog, and, of course, his nose. Since this kit is all styrene special care was necessary in the build up. Many of the pieces...

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The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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In the opening of the A&CMF film Larry Talbot undergoes a transformation into a werewolf. In this scene he is sitting in a chair while transforming and this 1/12th scale scene from Monsters in Motion effectively captures this scene. The figure comes with three different heads: Larry Talbot, mid-transformation, and transformed...

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Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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1/12th scale figures from Monsters in...

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Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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Most resin figures in the Garage Kit area are 1/6th scale. After a while these do take up a lot of shelf space. Monsters in Motion released a series of kits based on the Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein film that are 1/12th scale. The good news is these take up little shelf space and due to their smaller size one would...

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