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Witchfinder General (1968)

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

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The Mutations (1974)

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The Mole People (1956)

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The Cat & The Canary (1927)

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“He Went For A Little Walk”

Oct 05, 11 “He Went For A Little Walk”

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This dream project took me a few years on and off to complete and should prove how fascinated I am with ancient Egyptian culture and mummy movies in particular. This diorama is strictly limited to 1/12th scale and the overall size is 16” high, 15” wide, and 25” long. I was enthralled by the photos of the various mummy films shown...

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Poker Party

Oct 05, 11 Poker Party

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Ever wonder what the Universal monster gang does while the grips and gaffers are getting the next set ready? Well, I often have and this diorama represents such a time and such a place. The inspiration for this piece came from those famous C.M. Coolidge paintings of dogs playing poker that are indelibly etched into the US...

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Godzilla (1954)

Jun 26, 11 Godzilla (1954)

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I still can’t believe I am saying this because we all know that Godzilla was really a man in a rubber suit, but someone in Japan decided to create the skeleton of the Big G as if he were real. Hey, this is the stuff that this hobby is all about. I used more pins to connect the various bones together than any other model. I now have...

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Hollywood Masks (1960s)

Jun 26, 11 Hollywood Masks (1960s)

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In the middle 1960s, on the backs of then issues of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, were ads showcasing the Don Post Studios masks. These masks, referred to as the “Calendar Masks” are now much sought after collectors items. This piece is the actual size of the ads shown on the backs of the Warren mags and certainly takes up...

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Aliens (1986)

Jul 18, 86 Aliens (1986)

Posted by in Modern Classics

A compilation life-cycle diorama of the main characters seen in the Alien franchise. This attempts to answer the age old question of which came first, the alien or the egg? First is the egg, that releases the face hugger, which transforms into a chest-burster, that grows into an adult. One of the most amazing creatures unleashed...

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Halloween (1978)

Oct 25, 78 Halloween (1978)

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Michael Myers from Halloween, certainly one of the creepier monster characters. The small candle inside the pumpkin is electrified and can be illuminated for great effect. Kit Maker: Alternate Images From Wikipedia: Halloween is a 1978 American independent horror film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter, co-written...

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Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (1968)

Nov 07, 68 Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (1968)

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Christopher Lee at the count from Dracula Has Risen from the Grave. From Wikipedia: Dracula Has Risen from the Grave is a 1968 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis for Hammer Films. It stars Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, with support from Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barry Andrews, Barbara Ewing, Ewan Hooper and...

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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Apr 06, 68 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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An imagined scene from the film, 2001, A Space Odyssey.  Here, the astronaut and the “dawn of man” ape are about to touch the mysterious black object. Kit Maker: Lunar Models From Wikipedia: 2001: A Space Odyssey (often referred to as simply 2001) is a 1968 epic science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick released by...

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