Quarter-Scale Karloff Mummy (1932)

Sep 26, 16 Quarter-Scale Karloff Mummy (1932)

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At the 2016 Monsterpalooza show one dealer had this quarter scale Karloff mummy kit that was quite remarkable in its size. The dealer said he only made three copies and this is one of those. The back of the torso had a large seam that needed correcting (I got most of it) otherwise it was a flawless casting. After washing the pieces...

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Boris Karloff and Jack Pierce, “The Mummy” (1932)

Aug 15, 15 Boris Karloff and Jack Pierce, “The Mummy” (1932)

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I love mummy movies and at the top of the heap is the 1932 Universal Studios’ film, The Mummy, starring Boris Karloff. The man behind the scenes, make-up artist, Jack Pierce, is the man responsible for the incredible image of ImHoTep as he first, “went for a little walk” Way back in 1990 I received the kit,...

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Ardath Bey from “The Mummy” (1932)

Aug 15, 15 Ardath Bey from “The Mummy” (1932)

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This beautiful diorama from KitKong’s Model Mansion is an exact reproduction of the finale of the Universal Studios’ 1932 film, The Mummy, starring Boris Karloff, where the character, Ardath Bey, is menacingly walking after infidels and putting the ol’ ancient Egyptian whammy on them with the statue of Isis in the...

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Frankenstein (1931) On The Steps

Jul 21, 14 Frankenstein (1931) On The Steps

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After dispatching Professor Waldman the monster descends the lab steps wanting to get out. As he walks down the steps he furtively clings to the wall with his eyes darting back and forth. This scene is effectively captured in this excellent diorama depicting the monster near the bottom of the steps. Frankenstein (1931) Frankenstein...

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Yagher Frankenstein (1931)

Jan 09, 14 Yagher Frankenstein (1931)

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Frankenstein from 1931. Sculpt by Jeff Yagher and sold by X-O Facto. This piece inaugurated the now legendary, “Yagher Classics” line of museum piece garage kits and is of the image of the monster near the end of the film when he just threw Dr. Frankenstein over the balcony of the windmill. Fire is raging around the...

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