Paul Blaisdell, Monster Maker: A Biography of the B Movie Makeup and Special Effects Artist

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Paul Blaisdell, Monster Maker: A Biography of the B Movie Makeup and Special Effects Artist

Format:  Paperback,

298 pages

Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Pub

Publish Date: Jan 2009

ISBN-13: 9780786440993

ISBN-10: 0786440996

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Paul Blaisdell was the man behind the monsters in such movies as The She Creature, Invasion of the Saucer Men, Not of This Earth, It Terror from Beyond Space and many others. Working in primarily low-budget films, Blaisdell was forced to rely on greasepaint, guts and, most importantly, an unbounded imagination for his creations.

From his inauspicious beginning through The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959), the construction of Blaisdell's monsters and the making of the movies in which they appeared are fully detailed here. Blaisdell's work in the early monster magazines of the 1960s is also covered.

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Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Publish Date: Jan 2009
ISBN-13: 9780786440993
ISBN-10: 0786440996
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 298
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.0
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.9 x 1.0 x 8.9
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Paul Blaisdell was the man behind the monsters in such movies as The She Creature, Invasion of the Saucer Men, Not of This Earth, It! Terror from Beyond Space and many others. Working in primarily low-budget films, Blaisdell was forced to rely on greasepaint, guts and, most importantly, an unbounded imagination for his creations.

From his inauspicious beginning through The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow (1959), the construction of Blaisdell's monsters and the making of the movies in which they appeared are fully detailed here. Blaisdell's work in the early monster magazines of the 1960s is also covered.

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