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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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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)

Posted by in Modern Classics

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

Posted by in Modern Classics

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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Wolf Dracula from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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

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Francis Ford Coppola produced his version of Dracula that has its own unique look and design. The long out-of-business company, Horizon, made a series of vinyl figures in the 1990s based on characters in the Coppola film. Though the character, wolf Dracula, was briefly seen in the film this version effectively captures the beast in...

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The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Nov 03, 17 The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Posted by in The Doctor's Model Gallery

Everyone loves the MGM film, The Wizard of Oz, and most can recite dialog and songs from that classic film. The amazing team at Polar Lights finally released a kit based on the classic scene of the Wicked Witch of the West gazing into her crystal ball with one of her flying monkeys also looking on. Inside the crystal ball are the...

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Oct 29, 17 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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Gary Oldham played the old version of Dracula in the Francis Ford Coppola film. This diorama was produced by the awesome powers of Mark Warthling and effectively captured the Count in all his old glory as he is seen floating about in a rage. All paints are acrylics and the decals were applied in the usual manner. I placed the...

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