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"S Monster Mummy King Kong "Monster Mummy King Kong both Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi are featured Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Creature from the Black Lagoon Blacula and Young Frankenstein along with a special dedication to the Man of a Thousand Faces Lon Chaney Sr At the time I first read this I don t think I d seen any of the movies although King Kong ve been fairly soon afterward Most of the classic movies would wait until I was a preadolescent But I felt ike I knew them from reading this book and other sources which may explain my odd relationship to movies and film guides todayThe second section is How to Make a Monster and it is a remarkable mix of imagination enthusiasm and realistic caution don t steal your mom s makeup without her permission which has just the right appeal to a certain kind of nerdy kid The author begins with inspiring anecdotes about how when he was a kid he used to dress up as Dracula and run around the neighborhood scaring people There are pictures of him in makeup probably from the 1950s or early 1960s He says he went on
To Work In Movies Onwork in movies on Keys to inner space later and then gets down to giving some instructions onighting shadow costume and facial expression as keys to good monster effect before giving out the recipes I wasn t really a crafts kid and I didn t use the monster recipes so much if I did it was with my mother s help but I Winner Takes All loved sitting in front of the mirror with a flashlight and this book seeing what kinds of spooky faces I could create withight Even though I was never a budding makeup artist I got a Registers of Illuminated Villages lot of mi. Ss Dracula or other fearful fiendsHow to actike a monsterHow to perform murky monster magicScript for Monster Shows.
Alan Ormsby ò 5 Free readLeage out of the sheer imagination of this bookNow about the author I always sort of took
"It For Granted That His "for granted that his great achievement in Ping-pong life was writing this book but it occurred to meooking at it this time that he might have been a big time makeup artist who just happened to write a kids book Searching him out on imdb I almost fell out of my chair when I realized he was someone whose work I had discovered as an adult Assuming it
S The Same Guythe same guy think so this is the writer of the classic gore comedy Children Shouldn t Play with Dead Things
And Uncredited Co Director Ofuncredited co director of and Deranged Suffice to say that these are not movies appropriate to the target audience age of this book but movies they can grow into I guess I have to say thank you Alan Ormsby for adding so much pleasure to both my childhood and my childish adulthood This book gave me the courage at a young age to hoist my Caleb the Overcomer love of monsters freak flag high for all to see I used to make myself up as Dracula or the Wolf Man and prowl around the Saturday night neighborhood growling at unwary pedestrians through the hedges The book is probably a big reason why I work in the film industry it was aook behind the curtain peek at magic world of monster moviesAs a side note author Alan Orsmby portrayed the obnoxious guy in the 1970 s cult classic Children Shouldn t Play With Dead Things as well as creating the special make up for the zombies I wrote a will at age 8 which specified that this book was to be buried with me It was a ife changer I just found a copy on ebay recently It s as good as I remembered it bein. You can stage or filmIt's a whole fangtastic creep of monster tips straight from a Master of horrifying monster movies. Ah memories I had grand visions of being a film maker in those days Of
Course Being In The Secondbeing in the second helped those ambitions I ended up getting this at a flea market when I was eight because one of the bastards in my class kept it check out from the school ibrary for an entire term just to spite meThe book itself contains uick blurbs about movie monsters and some dyi movie monster makeup I must have tried making the papier mache Frankenstein s Monster head seven or eight times Mom used to get the book out on rainy days and turn me oose Good times Interesting read This is a days and turn me oose Good times Interesting read This is a book that I get out every Halloween It has a brief description of some major movie monsters the classic ones I think the newest is Young Frankenstein directions for using make up and face paint to create your own monstrous face and the script for a short humorous monster themed play The whole thing is informative creative and inspiring but what I ike best about it is its sense of fun and ove of classic monsters This was one of my favorite books as a kid and one of the major reasons I got into monster movies It is both a film guide for introducing the most famous of the classic movie monsters and a how to book for turning yourself into a monster and putting on ive shows with monster characters It also includes a brief script for a monster comedy play which I Grange-Enders liked aot as a kid but seems kind of dumb and predictable now I still had a Boku Loli! 2 lot of fun reading the rest of it thoughThe beginning section is A Ghoulery of Monster Greats which is aisting of the best known of the movie monsters Phanto. Horror secrets of great movie monsters revealedPLUSHow to make up ike Frankenstein or Bride of F or Dracula or Counte.