Make-Up Call

Apr 19, 19 Make-Up Call

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Boris Karloff is a Star by all accounts and no doubt had his own make-up room. The figure for this wonderful diorama, marketed by Monsters in Motion was sculpted by Pat Delaney and Bill Craft designed the base. The tiles for the floor were individually blocked out and painted separately. The star on the door was first painted then...

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Frankenstein in Chains

Mar 10, 19 Frankenstein in Chains

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Once again from the God-given talented hands of Jeff Yagher comes another beautiful sculpt. This ‘Frankenstein in Chains’ was released through Tower of London. The supplied chain needed some cleaning up of seam issues but otherwise the pieces needed virtually no further work. The flesh areas of the monster were first...

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The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 The Wolf Man from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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In the opening of the A&CMF film Larry Talbot undergoes a transformation into a werewolf. In this scene he is sitting in a chair while transforming and this 1/12th scale scene from Monsters in Motion effectively captures this scene. The figure comes with three different heads: Larry Talbot, mid-transformation, and transformed...

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Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Gang of Five from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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1/12th scale figures from Monsters in Motion.

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Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Aug 10, 18 Strange Chair from Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

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Most resin figures in the Garage Kit area are 1/6th scale. After a while these do take up a lot of shelf space. Monsters in Motion released a series of kits based on the Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein film that are 1/12th scale. The good news is these take up little shelf space and due to their smaller size one would...

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Claude Rains in Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Aug 10, 18 Claude Rains in Phantom of the Opera (1943)

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This 1943 Universal Studios version of The Phantom of the Opera stars Claude Rains as the mercurial phantom. The climax shows his horrible scarred face while wielding a sword against his aggressors. This image was wonderfully captured by the peerless Jeff Yagher and released by X-O Facto. The sword was airbrushed with Alclad steel...

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