Horror of Dracula (1958)

Sep 20, 13 Horror of Dracula (1958)

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This enjoyable diorama depicts Christopher Lee (“Dracu-Lee”) in his signature role of Count Dracula in the 1958 Hammer Production, Horror of Dracula. The inside of the cape in the kit I received was a bit rough but careful sanding took care of most of the problem. Though not visible from the front the back of the base...

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The Brides of Dracula (1960)

Mar 21, 13 The Brides of Dracula (1960)

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This diorama is an amalgamation of three separate kits from X-O Facto all on Hammer Film’s Brides of Dracula, sculpted by Jeff Yagher. The inspiration for this piece came from David Fisher (publisher and art director for Amazing Figure Modeler magazine) who showed how to incorporate the three kits into a single piece. All...

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Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (1968)

Nov 07, 68 Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (1968)

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Christopher Lee at the count from Dracula Has Risen from the Grave. From Wikipedia: Dracula Has Risen from the Grave is a 1968 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Hammer Films. It stars Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, with support from Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barry Andrews, Barbara Ewing, Ewan Hooper and...

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Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966)

Jan 09, 66 Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966)

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Christopher Lee as Count Dracula from Dracula, Prince of Darkness. At the climax of that film the count has fallen into a moving stream of water through cracked ice. If I fell into cold water, my face would look like that too! Kit Maker: X-O Facto From Wikipedia: Dracula: Prince of Darkness is a 1966 British horror film directed by...

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The Evil of Frankenstein (1963)

May 08, 63 The Evil of Frankenstein (1963)

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This model is based on the Hammer film, The Evil of Frankenstein. A straightforward build – a rarity for me. Kit Maker:  Unknown From Wikipedia: The Evil of Frankenstein is a 1963 British horror film made by Hammer Studio. Directed by Freddie Francis, the film stars Peter Cushing and New Zealand wrestler Kiwi Kingston. The...

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

Aug 12, 61 The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

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Vincent Price from The Pit and the Pendulum. The cool part of this piece is the lighting of the cauldron. I used standard Christmas tree lights that can readily be plugged in to any outlet. Kit Maker: Monstrology Models From Wikipedia: The Pit and the Pendulum[1] is a 1961 horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent...

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