Forbidden Planet (1956)

Apr 01, 56 Forbidden Planet (1956)

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The monster from the Id as depicted by the animators for the classic film, Forbidden Planet. Most people remember Robby the Robot from that film, so the Id monster deserves some exposure. Kit Maker: Forbidden Zone From Wikipedia: Forbidden Planet is a 1956 science fiction film directed by Fred M. Wilcox, with a screenplay by Cyril...

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Dec 23, 54 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

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A small diorama of the giant octopus attacking the Nautilus from Disney’s 1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. From Wikipedia: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 adventure film starring Kirk Douglas as Ned Land, James Mason as Captain Nemo, Paul Lukas as Professor Pierre Aronnax, and Peter Lorre as Conseil. It was the first...

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Tobor the Great (1954)

Sep 01, 54 Tobor the Great (1954)

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Tobor the Great! Our robot is being controlled by Gage, the robot inventor’s grandson. The background control panel was fun to put together. Kit Maker: Lunar Models From Wikipedia: Tobor the Great is a 1954 science fiction film, written by Carl Dudley & Philip MacDonald, and directed by Lee Sholem. It stars Charles Drake,...

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The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

Sep 28, 51 The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951)

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A stylized scene from the classic film, The Day the Earth Stood Still.  Here the robot, Gort, is carrying away the girl.  The base was painted to simulate earth. Kit Maker: Nocturna From Wikipedia: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) is an American science-fiction film that tells the story of a humanoid alien visitor who comes to...

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The Thing From Another World (1951)

Apr 29, 51 The Thing From Another World (1951)

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James Arness as The Thing from Another World. The scene captured is from the end of the film when the Thing is about to get electrically cooked. Kit Maker: Forbidden Zone From Wikipedia: The Thing from Another World (often referred to as The Thing before its 1982 remake), is a 1951 science fiction film based on the 1938 novella...

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