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    Extraordinary collection of (33) vintage original prints by John Florea for This Island Earth, It Came From Outer Space and Creature from the Black Lagoon. Truly extraordinary collection of (33) original vintage gelatin-silver borderless prints, of which (11) are oversize, documenting in detail Bud Westmore's creature-effects team at Universal-International creating the Metaluna mutants for This Island Earth, using the Creature from the Black Lagoon as a source model. Creative personnel include Westmore, Jack Kevan, Bo Hickman, and Bob Case. In addition to shots of this legendary make-up and effects team at work are portraits of a floating-head creature created for It Came From Outer Space, though not seen in final print. All are vintage 1955-era prints, most with Florea's vintage credit stamp, and all are from his personal collection. Also includes (1) 35mm copy slide, self-portrait of Florea with creatures. Some handling and cracking to corners and margins, though generally fine.

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    December, 2012
    15th Saturday
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