Lon Chaney Tribute

Aug 11, 17 Lon Chaney Tribute

Posted by in Silents

...

read more

Metropolis (1927)

Mar 23, 15 Metropolis (1927)

Posted by in Silents

The robot that started it all is Maria from the classic 1926 silent film, Metropolis. This diorama produced by Amazing Figure Modeler showcases Maria with the Metropolis skyline and futuristic machinery. The paint scheme was very simple. After base coating Maria she was covered with a couple light coats of spray chrome. After base...

read more

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Sep 04, 14 The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Posted by in Silents

The Lon Chaney, Sr. Phantom of the Opera continues, even after a century, to amaze and enthrall us. This piece is about 1/5th scale and will dominate a shelf. Since this piece was hollow cast some areas were more fragile than others so great care was used in handling it; especially where the cape meets his pants. From Wikipedia The...

read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

May 30, 13 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Posted by in Rare & Unusual, Silents

This version of the sonambulist, Cesare, was done by the artist, Barsom (this is copy #10 out of 50 made). The cabinet opens revealing the figure of Cesare ready to do his master’s bidding. All in all a straightforward build with no particular complications.” From Wikipedia: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (German: Das...

read more

Metropolis (1927)

Jan 08, 12 Metropolis (1927)

Posted by in Silents

The robotrix, Maria, from the film, Metropolis. From Wikipedia: Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist film in the science-fiction genre directed by Fritz Lang. Produced in Germany during a stable period of the Weimar Republic, Metropolis is set in a futuristic urban dystopia and makes use of this context to explore the social...

read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Nov 29, 11 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Posted by in Silents

A key scene from the silent classic, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in which Caesare is carrying away the girl. The most difficult element of this piece was getting Caesareā€™s fingers to evenly touch the wall. Kit Maker: Kevin Yeagher From Wikipedia: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (German: Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari) is a 1920 silent...

read more
Page 1 of 212