The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Apr 22, 35 The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

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The monster encounters the blind hermit. After relaxing with “friend”, “smoke”, and “drink”, the monster and the hermit are interrupted by hunters looking for the monster. This piece depicts the scene where the hermit is restraining the monster from attacking the hunters. Kit Maker: Unknown From Wikipedia: Bride of Frankenstein...

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The Ghoul (1933)

Nov 25, 33 The Ghoul (1933)

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Here is Boris Karloff as seen in the film, The Ghoul. In this diorama, Karloff is presenting his amulet to the Egyptian god after he has cut his chest with an ankh symbol. Kit Maker: Janus From Wikipedia: The Ghoul is a 1933 British Horror film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger and Ralph Richardson, making...

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The Island of Lost Souls (1933)

Jan 12, 33 The Island of Lost Souls (1933)

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This diorama is a blending of two separate kits. The jungle “girl” was added to enhance the scene of Moreau asking his creations, “What is the law?” This piece is one of my favorites. Kitmaker: Unknown From Wikipedia: Island of Lost Souls is a sci-fi/horror film starring Charles Laughton and Bela Lugosi. Produced by Paramount...

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The Mummy (1932)

Dec 22, 32 The Mummy (1932)

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Bust of Boris Karloff as The Mummy. Dust and dirt were added to simulate the ancient age of the mummy. Kit Maker: Janus From Wikipedia: The Mummy is a 1932 horror film from Universal Studios directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff as a revived ancient Egyptian priest. The movie also features Zita Johann, David Manners...

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The Mummy (1932)

Dec 22, 32 The Mummy (1932)

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Boris Karloff from The Mummy. This is one of the first garage kits manufactured in the US. The piece was done by the Master, Kevin Yeagher. To better mimic the mummy’s presentation as seen in the film a sarcophagus was made out of clay to hold the body. The wrappings are gauze soaked in tea to age it. Kit Maker: Jeff Yeagher...

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White Zombie (1932)

Jul 28, 32 White Zombie (1932)

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Bela Lugosi starring in the 1932 independent horror feature White Zombie. In this model, the two lantern lights are illuminated. Kit Maker: Janus From Wikipedia: White Zombie is a 1932 American independent Pre-Code horror film directed and produced by brothers Victor Halperin and Edward Halperin, respectively. The screenplay by...

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