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Stephen Czerkas book on Herbert M. Dawley now available

Started Jan 4 0 Replies

A generous book about the life of pioneering animator Herbert M. Dawley, and covers the Willis O'Brien collaboration in new detail. Some astounding photographs and illustrations make this the book of…Continue

King Kong 80th anniversary photos now up

Started Mar 14, 2013 0 Replies

Sorry this took so long, hope you enjoy the photos I posted. I can add some more if people would like.Continue

 

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Stephen Czerkas book on Herbert M. Dawley now available

A generous book about the life of pioneering animator Herbert M. Dawley, and covers the Willis O'Brien collaboration in new detail. Some astounding photographs and illustrations make this the book of the season. Includes a dvd with both Ghost and Moonbeam Trail as well as a series of silhouette animations and live actions shorts by Dawley. Available online through The dinosaur Museum.See More
Jan 4
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New stop motion book!

Excellent new book on Dawley. Wealth of material on early stop motion and Dawley's association with Willis O'Brien is cleared up. Available online from the Dinosaur Museum.
Jan 4
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Complements of Waterson R. Rothacker

"We know that Obie did an ashtray as well as this one, which may have been sculpted by someone else (although I am hoping it was Obie!). Anyone know of any other sculpts like this?"
Sep 6, 2016
BThom commented on Riina Vilen's photo
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bear

"Love it. I am struggling with a suitable sinister bear puppet design and this is too adorable so I wont try to imitate it. look forward to seeing what paces you put it through."
Aug 27, 2016
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Complements of Waterson R. Rothacker

Metal statuette from the 1925 animation classic The Lost World.
Aug 27, 2016
BThom replied to McTodd's discussion Ray Harryhausen TV show download not on DVD
"I am sorry I missed this, if you could repost the link I would appreciate it."
Jan 20, 2014
BThom replied to Roos Mattaar's discussion My first ball & socket armature - a vulture bird
"I like this. Looks alive on its own!"
Jan 20, 2014
BThom commented on Brian Demoskoff's photo
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Corpse Bride

"Wow, I really like Corpse Bride and it is always neat to see something like this."
Jun 10, 2013
BThom commented on Hasani Walker's photo
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Poison Ivy Sculpture

"That is great. Is the hair also super sculpey?"
Jun 10, 2013
BThom replied to McTodd's discussion RAY HARRYHAUSEN HAS JUST DIED!
"Like only a few people before him, Ray's impact on motion pictures automatically makes his passing an end of an epoch. He lived to see everything he worked on become enthusiastically received by succeeding generations of fans.  Walt Disney…"
May 7, 2013
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King Kong and Me

"I stand corrected. A lot of information whirling around that weekend I was bound to get signals mixed up. sorry."
Apr 1, 2013
BThom replied to grecodan's discussion Master of the Majicks v. 1
"This is just off to the printers and they estimate a June delivery. From the new preview material it is going to be an incredible work and I am so glad I already bought my copy."
Mar 25, 2013
fantamation commented on BThom's photo
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King Kong and Me

"I believe the puppet was made by Jeff Yahger (excuse my spelling lol) and the armature done by Tom Brierton"
Mar 23, 2013
Brian Blacknick commented on BThom's photo
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King Kong and Me

"Hi. I just wanted to clarify that I created the tentacled puppet and the vine lizard - not the Kong puppet. The Kong puppet is the property of Eric Kessler.  "
Mar 19, 2013
Angus Lamont commented on BThom's photo
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King Kong and Me

"Was it not used for that King Kong Prequel?"
Mar 18, 2013
Wallace Jones commented on BThom's photo
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King Kong and Me

"Oh, I did not realize the puppet had been used. Any chance of seeing some footage?"
Mar 17, 2013

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