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Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Aug 10, 18 Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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The Phantom of the Paradise film is a musical adaptation tribute by Paul Williams to the famed Phantom of the Opera story. This piece was manufactured by Alternative Images and seems about 1/7th scale. The base is in the form of a record with the Death Bird symbol present. The helmet and removable faceplate were airbrushed with...

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Yul Brynner in Westworld (1973)

Aug 10, 18 Yul Brynner in Westworld (1973)

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Sculpted by Jeff Yagher and released by Creature Features this piece showcases The Gunslinger, Yul Brynner, from the film, Westworld.  The figure is 1/6th scale and essentially all in black.  To distinguish the figure clothing the shirt was painted a mars black whereas the pants were painted ivory black.  Chalk highlights were used...

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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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I Love Dead / Hate Living Diorama

Aug 09, 18 I Love Dead / Hate Living  Diorama

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The huge 1/6th scale wonderful diorama, “I Love Dead / Hate Living”, depicting a key scene from the film, The Bride of Frankenstein, is from the amazing folks at Resin Crypt. The back wall comes in pieces and for added support they were glued to foam board. The seams were filled in with Aves Apoxy putty. Due to the size...

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The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Aug 09, 18 The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

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A 1/4th scale bust of Lon Chaney, Jr. from the Universal Studios film, The Ghost of Frankenstein. This bust was released by GeoMetric and sculpted by Mike Hill. The neck bolts are metal and drill holes needed to be made for a snug fit. The painting was done by airbrush with some chalk details. First layers were flesh tones followed...

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Anthony Hopkins in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Aug 09, 18 Anthony Hopkins in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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From the amazing talented Mark Warthling comes this solid resin 1/6th scale diorama from Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula with Anthony Hopkins doing his best to get ahead. To help add extra support to his right arm holding the three severed heads the arm was double pinned and epoxy glued to the body proper. The challenge was to...

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Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein

Aug 08, 18 Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein

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Bernie Wrightson was a gifted artist who’s interpretation of the Frankenstein monster stands alone. The vitality he gave his art made each image jump right out of the page and right at you. One of Mr. Wrightson’s more interesting publications was his art book on Frankenstein, which was miniaturized and placed on the...

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Bat Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Aug 08, 18 Bat Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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Another creature in the Coppola Dracula film is the bat version. This well represented vinyl version was released in the 1990s by the now out-of-business company, Horizon. As with all vinyl models there will be long-term issues due to sagging and bending of parts due to time, heat, environment, etc. Therefore, the bottom half of...

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