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Offline okiehawker

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #600 on: September 14, 2018, 07:42:48 PM »
Test footage made by Ray Harryhausen in the late 1940s, as well as production drawings he did, when RH was considered for a film version of WAR OF THE WORLDS.

His alien looks like a combo of and octopus with an alternate face that later resembled another of his classic creations, the Ymir.


Incredible Martian stop motion by Harryhausen, Jeff!  It was so great that early SF fans like him, who became pros, were so accessible to later fans.  What a great example to fandom he was along with guys like Ray Bradbury, Uncle Forry Ackerman, and Julie Schwartz.

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #601 on: September 19, 2018, 11:39:53 PM »
A publicity photo... but great shots of Peter Lorre, Karloff and Chaney Jr from 1962, in an episode of of the TV series, "Route 66." The episode was called 'Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing.'

Chaney Jr also played The Mummy and the Hunchback, in the same episode.

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #602 on: September 19, 2018, 11:53:58 PM »
A publicity photo... but great shots of Peter Lorre, Karloff and Chaney Jr from 1962, in an episode of of the TV series, "Route 66." The episode was called 'Lizard's Leg and Owlet's Wing.'

Chaney Jr also played The Mummy and the Hunchback, in the same episode.



And, Peter Lorre somehow required no makeup, Jeff!?  Marty Feldman could work that angle as well!   Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #603 on: September 19, 2018, 11:57:56 PM »
And, Peter Lorre somehow required no makeup, Jeff!?  Marty Feldman could work that angle as well!   Okie

They should have given Lorre a bald cap and he could have re-created his character from MAD LOVE  :D



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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #604 on: September 20, 2018, 12:01:22 AM »
They should have given Lorre a bald cap and he could have re-created his character from MAD LOVE  :D




You're on the right track, Jeff!   Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #605 on: September 26, 2018, 11:54:54 PM »
Some Creature standing tall during the shooting of THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH:



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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #606 on: September 29, 2018, 01:40:33 PM »
Setting up a shot for the 1943, Technicolor version of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, with Claude Rains, on the original 1925 opera house set on Stage 28 at Universal.

Now just a memory, since being demolished in 2014 by the dimwits at UNI, in favor of another tour ride or attraction.  :'(



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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #607 on: September 30, 2018, 12:57:10 AM »
Setting up a shot for the 1943, Technicolor version of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, with Claude Rains, on the original 1925 opera house set on Stage 28 at Universal.

Now just a memory, since being demolished in 2014 by the dimwits at UNI, in favor of another tour ride or attraction.  :'(



2014!?  That is crazy, Jeff! Hard to believe one would tear down the legitimate attraction...   Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #608 on: October 01, 2018, 11:41:28 AM »
i like this Scarlett Street pic, currently on ebay


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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #609 on: October 02, 2018, 12:44:21 AM »
i like this Scarlett Street pic, currently on ebay



Great shot of Joan!  I guess that is the boom man, too?  Cool picture, Redman.  Careful, though, outing auctions before they close has caused quite some debate and furor in the past.  Safe hunting, my friend.  Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #610 on: October 02, 2018, 01:12:53 AM »
Great shot of Joan! I guess that is the boom man, too?  Cool picture, Redman.  Careful, though, outing auctions before they close has caused quite some debate and furor in the past.  Safe hunting, my friend.  Okie

That's director Fritz Lang sitting on the floor, Okie.  :)
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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #611 on: October 02, 2018, 07:41:34 PM »
That's director Fritz Lang sitting on the floor, Okie.  :)

Ole Fritz "Boom Boom" Lang!  Awesome!  Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #612 on: October 02, 2018, 07:46:44 PM »
Ole Fritz "Boom Boom" Lang!  Awesome!  Okie

Not sure where you're seeing a boom. That item next to him is a C(entury)-stand, used to hold a flag, cutter, or diffusion of some kind, very often near or with a light source.
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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #613 on: October 02, 2018, 10:42:46 PM »
Not sure where you're seeing a boom. That item next to him is a C(entury)-stand, used to hold a flag, cutter, or diffusion of some kind, very often near or with a light source.

Looks like I don't know my movie equipment, eh Jeff?!  Would that be Fritz "Grip Grip" Lang?  Help a guy out here, friend!  Okie

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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #614 on: October 02, 2018, 11:06:10 PM »
Looks like I don't know my movie equipment, eh Jeff?!  Would that be Fritz "Grip Grip" Lang?  Help a guy out here, friend!  Okie

I like the sound of that, Okie.  ;D


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Re: Behind the Scenes
« Reply #615 on: October 04, 2018, 02:44:13 PM »
another from Scarlet Street (i spell it correct this time :-[)
this sold recently on EMP, over $100, and shows Lang showing Duryea how he wants him to hit Bennett. Look at Duryeas face ;D