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Witchfinder General (1968)

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Calibos from Clash of the Titans (1981)

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From Hell It Came (1957)

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964)

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The Cat & The Canary (1927)

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Make-Up Call

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Queen of Blood (1966)

Mar 01, 66 Queen of Blood (1966)

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Florence Marley as the Queen of Blood. All those eggs around her are ready for hatching. Kit Maker: Monsters in Motion From Wikipedia: Queen of Blood (1966) horror/science fiction film released by American International Pictures. The director, Curtis Harrington, crafted this B-movie with footage from the Russian films Mechte...

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Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966)

Jan 09, 66 Dracula, Prince of Darkness (1966)

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Christopher Lee as Count Dracula from Dracula, Prince of Darkness. At the climax of that film the count has fallen into a moving stream of water through cracked ice. If I fell into cold water, my face would look like that too! Kit Maker: X-O Facto From Wikipedia: Dracula: Prince of Darkness is a 1966 British horror film directed by...

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The Evil of Frankenstein (1963)

May 08, 63 The Evil of Frankenstein (1963)

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This model is based on the Hammer film, The Evil of Frankenstein. A straightforward build – a rarity for me. Kit Maker:  Unknown From Wikipedia: The Evil of Frankenstein is a 1963 British horror film made by Hammer Studio. Directed by Freddie Francis, the film stars Peter Cushing and New Zealand wrestler Kiwi Kingston. The...

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The Birds (1963)

Mar 28, 63 The Birds (1963)

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Here’s a dramatic scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 horror classic, The Birds. This model captures a scene near the end of the film when the Tippi Hedren character is trapped in an upstairs room and the birds are attacking. The art piece on the wall was “video grabbed” from the actual scene in the film. The challenge...

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Aurora Dracula (1963)

Feb 14, 63 Aurora Dracula (1963)

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This piece is based on the James Bama cover art to the original Aurora model long box kit of Dracula. The kit inside the box did not resemble the cover art. Kit Maker: Monsters in Motion Aurora Dracula (1963) Aurora Dracula (1963) Aurora Dracula (1963) Aurora Dracula (1963) Aurora Dracula...

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Godzilla vs. King Kong (1962)

Aug 11, 62 Godzilla vs. King Kong (1962)

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This is my Godzilla diorama, based on a scene from the 1962 film, Godzilla versus King King. The Godzilla figure is from Billiken and the electrical towers are from Walthers. The rest of the various pieces for the diorama were obtained from many sources. Kitmaker: Billiken (Godzilla) Kitmaker: Walthers (electrical towers) From...

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The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)

May 03, 62 The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)

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This piece is a combination of two kits, both from Dimensional Design. The closet monster has escaped, ripped off the scientist’s arm, and is ready to go for more. Kit Maker: Dimensional Design From Wikipedia: The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, also known as The Head That Wouldn’t Die, is a 1959 science-fiction/horror film...

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

Aug 12, 61 The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

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Vincent Price from The Pit and the Pendulum. The cool part of this piece is the lighting of the cauldron. I used standard Christmas tree lights that can readily be plugged in to any outlet. Kit Maker: Monstrology Models From Wikipedia: The Pit and the Pendulum[1] is a 1961 horror film directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent...

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