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Witchfinder General (1968)

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

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Superman and Aliens

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The Mole People (1956)

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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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“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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