The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

Oct 01, 57 The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

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The Brain from Planet Aros. The cosmic brain has taken control of John Agar who, in retaliation, buried an axe into the brain’s Fissure of Rolando. Kit Maker: Resin From the Grave From Wikipedia: The Brain from Planet Arous is a 1957 science-fiction film that features the theme of alien possession. An outer-space terrorist from a...

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The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

Jun 05, 57 The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

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After escaping from its development tank, our favorite mollusk (from The Monster that Challenged the World) is on the loose looking for his next victim. Kit Maker: Resin from the Grave From Wikipedia: The Monster That Challenged the World (1957) is a science-fiction monster movie, about an army of giant mollusks that emerge from...

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The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

May 02, 57 The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

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This diorama is a blending of two kits.  Each shows Christopher Lee as the monster, first freshly “born” in the lab with all his bandages and later, walking the countryside, wearing his overcoat.  Two versions of the same monster on the same piece. Kit Maker: Unknown From Wikipedia: The Curse of Frankenstein is a 1957 British...

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Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

Feb 10, 57 Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)

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A great diorama scene from 1957’s Attack of the Crab Monsters – one of Roger Corman’s 1950s epics. This crab means business and it is all in the eyes! Kit Maker: The Resinator From Wikipedia: War of the Crab Monsters is a 1957, American, black-and-white, science fiction film, written by Charles B. Griffith and produced...

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The Mole People (1956)

Dec 10, 56 The Mole People (1956)

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This diorama is a combination of two kits depicting scenes from 1956’s The Mole People. The standing Mole Man is by Billiken and the base with the Mole Man coming out of the ground is by Mike Parks at Mad Lab Models. Kit Maker: Mole Man: Billiken; Base: Mad Lab Models From Wikipedia: The Mole People is a 1956 science fiction...

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Earth Versus the Flying Saucers (1956)

Jun 01, 56 Earth Versus the Flying Saucers (1956)

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The dead alien from Earth vs the Flying Saucers. This film is what started me on the path I am still on. In 1956, as a lad of 4, I innocently walked into the movie theater to see this film. I walked out permanently changed, amazed at the wonders and possibilities my adolescent mind was thinking. I have never looked back. Kit Maker:...

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