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    Miniature corpse in coffin made by ILM for the gruesome climax in Poltergeist. (MGM, 1982) Vintage original model miniature corpse in coffin. The corpse is constructed of latex rubber over plastic skeletal armature, expertly studio finished, painted and with hair applied to the head. The coffin is constructed of balsa would with interior fabric lining expertly finished to appear as aged wood. The miniature measures 4.5 x 13 x 2 in. Created for the gruesome climax of the film when desecrated graves give up their corpulent contents terrifying the Freeling family. Ultimately, live action shots accomplished this scene. Also includes 1-color 14 x 11 in. photograph of film frames of the spectacular imploding house from the end of the film and 1-embossed metal 5 x 3.5 in. etched plaque reading, "The Imploding House Poltergeist, Industrial Light & Magic, Marin County, CA." All exhibit production wear and age. In vintage very good condition.

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    December, 2019
    17th Tuesday
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