The Bride and Groom (1935)

Mar 29, 17 The Bride and Groom (1935)

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The Bride & Groom is from the kind folks at KitKong Model Mansion. The Groom wants the affections of his Bride and she recoils in fear at the thought. Since the Bride was made she was not exposed to sunlight so she has a light skin tone. For the monster, his undercoat is flesh with the Frankenflesh color layered over leaving...

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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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