Dracula’s Coffin

May 30, 16 Dracula’s Coffin

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I am surprised that no one had depicted the final staking scene in the 1931 Universal Studio film, Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi. This scene, at the end of the film, is depicted off-screen and all we hear is a moan after the staking. In an attempt to mimic this scene two Jeff Yagher sculpts, both born from X-O Facto and Tower of...

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Mark of the Vampire (1935)

Jan 20, 15 Mark of the Vampire (1935)

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This model kit was a straightforward build with no particular problems. All paints were acrylics. Those “wings” of Luna needs some discussions. No where in the actual film does the Luna character appear wearing those wings so why are they there? During the last few minutes of the film, when the characters say (spoiler...

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Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

Mar 24, 14 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

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A straightforward build. The model was sculpted by Ray Santoleri. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943) Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man...

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Lugosi as Dracula (1931)

Dec 13, 13 Lugosi as Dracula (1931)

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A one-sixth scale model of Bela Lugosi as Dracula from the 1931 Universal film. Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula (1931) Lugosi as Dracula...

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Lugosi at the Sayer of the Law (1932)

Nov 07, 12 Lugosi at the Sayer of the Law (1932)

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“‘What is the Law? We are not beasts…we are not men..we are things!’ intones Bela Lugosi as the Sayer of the Law in the 1932 film, Island of Lost Souls. All in all this was a straightforward build with no particular problems. It is always a challenge to paint flames due to the inherent static nature of...

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