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    Alien "facehugger" with articulating air bladders. (TCF, 1979) Vintage original facehugger prop constructed of cast vinyl with finger portions over posable wire armature, inflatable articulating breathing flaps connected to tubing to inflate flaps giving the appearance of the creature feeding oxygen to its host victim. Highly visible when "Kane" (John Hurt) first encounters the egg nest and is attacked. This prop is attached to his face, breathing, throughout the gestation period before it falls, having accomplished its purpose. While the iconic prop was expertly painted, detailed and finished at time of production, today the surface sexhibits oxidation, flaking and discoloring of paint, and some peeling. Acrylic fingernails have been added for display. The prop measures 36 in. from tip of tail to longest limb. Exhibiting production wear, some breaches to skin, cracks to extremities, sensitive repair to areas. Retaining original tubing for inflation of bladders in breathing flaps. A historic object in any state. In vintage fair to good condition. Acquired from Dave Jordan, Propmaster on Alien.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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