This book ave me the courage at a young age to hoist my love of monsters freak flag high for all to see I love of monsters freak flag high for all to see I to make myself up as Dracula or the Wolf Man
And Prowl Around The Saturday Night Neighborhood Growling At Unwary prowl around the Saturday night neighborhood In the Blink of an Eye growling at unwary through the hedges The book is probably a big reason why I work in the film industry it was a look behind the curtain peek at magic world of monster moviesAs a side note author Alan Orsmby portrayed the obnoxiousuy in the 1970 s cult classic Children Shouldn t Play With Dead Things as well as creating the special make up for the zombies Ah memories I had Las alas de la mariposa grand visions of being a film maker in those days Of course being in the secondrade helped those ambitions I ended up etting this at a flea market when I was eight because one of the bastards in my class kept it check out from the school library 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 et the book out on rainy days and turn me loose Good times This was one of my favorite books as a kid and one of the major reasons I Rich Men, Single Women got into monster movies It is both a filmuide for introducing the most famous of the classic movie monsters and a how to book for turning yourself into a monster and putting on live shows with monster characters It also includes a brief script for a monster comedy play which I liked a lot as a kid but seems kind of dumb and predictable now I still had a lot of fun reading the rest of. Horror secrets of reat movie monsters revealedPLUSHow to make up like Frankenstein or Bride of F or Dracula or Counte. Ook seeing what kinds of spooky faces I could create with light Even though I was never a budding makeup artist I ot a lot of mileage out of the sheer imagination of this bookNow about the author I always sort of took it for Ten Twentieth-Century Poets granted that his onereat achievement in life was writing this book but it occurred to me looking 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 to write a kids book Searching him out on imdb 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 uy I think so this is the writer of the classic ore comedy Children Shouldn t Play with Dead Things and uncredited co director of Popcorn and Deranged Suffice to say that these are not movies appropriate to the target audience age of this book but movies they can Period Power grow into Iuess I have to say thank you Alan Ormsby for adding so much pleasure to both my childhood and my childish adulthood This is a fun book that I et 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 like best about it is its sense of fun and love of classic monsters I wrote a will at age 8 which specified that this book was to be buried with me It was a life changer I just found a copy on ebay recently It s as ood as I remembered it being Interesting rea. You can stage or filmIt's a whole fangtastic creep of monster tips straight from a Master of horrifying monster movies. .
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It thoughThe beginning section is A Ghoulery of Monster Greats which is a listing of the best known of the movie monsters Phantom of the Opera Wolfman Frankenstein s Monster Mummy King a listing of the best known of the movie monsters Phantom of the Opera Wolfman Frankenstein s Monster Mummy King Dracula 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 of the movies although King Kong ve been soon afterward Most of the classic Universal would wait until I was a preadolescent But I felt like I knew them from reading this book and other sources which may explain my odd relationship to movies and film Until Again 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 on that later and thenets down to Jesus Calling giving some instructions on lighting shadow costume and facial expression as keys toood monster effect before iving 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 loved sitting in front of the mirror with a flashlight and this Ss Dracula or other fearful fiendsHow to act like a monsterHow to perform murky monster magicScript for Monster Shows. ,