Master Make-Up Artist Rick Baker is the Focus of this Episode of Monsterama
Elvira takes us to visit the great monster maker Rick Baker and gives us a visual retrospective of some of his greatest work. From American Werewolf in London to How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Baker’s groundbreaking techniques have pushed the boundaries of movie make-up to new heights that embrace technology without sacrificing the artistry of practical effects.
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Monsters in the Movies by legendary filmmaker John Landis showcases the greatest monsters ever to creep, fly, slither, stalk, or rampage across the Silver Screen! Landis provides his own fascinating and entertaining insights into the world of moviemaking, while conducting in-depth “conversations” with leading monster makers including Rick Baker: Monsters in the Movies
Earlier this year, Rick auctioned off a large part of his studio collection. Some of these items are still available, such as this animatronic gorilla head from Gorillas in the Mist:
In this episode of Monsterama, we go inside the wonderful world of one of the original Monster Kids, Bob Burns with an indepth look at his awe-inspiring collection and a retrospective of his legendary Monster Kid story.
As we count down to Halloween 2015, we’re going to feature each and every episode of Monsterama in all it’s Elvira-filled wonder. This series then we’ll explore the collectibles and merchandise for the featured subject of each episode. From Hollywood special effects, creature shops and monster make-up to the latest creature collectibles, this original series hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark focuses on every aspect of monster movie mania imaginable.
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Bob and Kathy burns have been featured in several books and videos over the years:
Published in 2000 and written by Bob, It Came from Bob’s Basement brings fellowMonster Kids up close with props and artwork from the greatest (and most outrageous) sci-fi films of all time. A story told with genuinely irresistible enthusiasm, this book honors the beloved cult classics that have shaped movie history.