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Witchfinder General (1968)

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

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Aurora’s “Hunchback of Notre...

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The Mole People (1956)

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The Cat & The Canary (1927)

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Famous Monsters of Filmland 3D Cover

Jan 08, 12 Famous Monsters of Filmland 3D Cover

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A three-dimensional representation of the August 1959 cover of Forrest Ackerman’s “Famous Monsters of Filmland” magazine, inspiration for a generation of monster, horror and sci-fi fans (including Dr. Glassy). Famous Monsters of Filmland 3D Cover Famous Monsters of Filmland 3D Cover Famous Monsters of Filmland 3D...

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Frankenstein (1931) with Maria

Jan 08, 12 Frankenstein (1931) with Maria

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This piece depicts the infamous deleted scene (and subsequently restored) from the 1931 film when the monster, out of “boat daisies”, decides to see if little Maria can float like a daisy and throws her into the lake. From Wikipedia: Henry leaves to prepare for his wedding while Dr. Waldman conducts an examination of the...

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Tribute to Ray Harryhausen

Jan 08, 12 Tribute to Ray Harryhausen

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A tribute piece to Ray Harryhausen. I added a lot of extra goodies to this diorama to help make it more interesting. The bust in the front is of Harryhausen in later years – signed by the master himself. Kit Maker: X-O Facto Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray...

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It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Nov 29, 11 It Came from Outer Space (1953)

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It Came From Outer Space. One of the more interesting SF films from the 1950s. The center creature, the Xenomorph, was essentially a friendly alien. Kit Maker: Dimensional Designs From Wikipedia: It Came from Outer Space is a 1953 science fiction 3-D film directed by Jack Arnold, and starring Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, and...

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Tower of London (1939)

Nov 29, 11 Tower of London (1939)

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Boris Karloff from the film, Tower of London. Here is Mord, the executioner, grinding his axe for another hard day’s work at the office. Kit Maker: Resin Crypt From Wikipedia: Tower of London is a 1939 black-and-white historical film and quasi-horror film released by Universal Pictures and directed by Rowland V. Lee. It stars Basil...

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Dracula (1931)

Nov 29, 11 Dracula (1931)

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A scene from Dracula where the count is summoning his bride for a night of feasting. The challenge in completing this piece was the design and painting of the stained glass. Kit Maker: Janus From Wikipedia: When the film finally premiered at the Roxy Theatre in New York on Feb. 12, 1931,[1] newspapers reported that members of the...

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Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

Nov 29, 11 Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

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From one of the more interesting of the Universal Horror films from the early 1930s. As captured in this scene, Dracula’s Daughter is at the funeral pyre of her infamous father. From Wikipedia: Dracula’s Daughter is a 1936 American vampire horror film produced by Universal Studios, a sequel to the 1931 film Dracula. Directed...

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

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

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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 Caesare’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...

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