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    Weird Science Storyboard Original Art Sequence of 49 (Universal Pictures, c. 1981). "So what would you little maniacs like to do first?" Here is a fantastic sequence of original storyboards from the 1985 John Hughes-directed science fiction comedy Weird Science, depicting the iconic scene in which two nerdy social outcasts create a living, breathing woman with their computer. Rendered in graphite on a whopping 49 11" x 8.5" sheets of vellum tracing paper by storyboarding legend Nikita Knatz (1940-2010), these incredible drawings adeptly capture the humor of the scene: the broken baseball bat, the bulging door, it's all here and then some! It even includes unused shots in which a man is blown off the toilet by the sudden power surge. Knatz shows his expertise and notorious sense of humor with hand-written production notes making references to The Exorcist and director Akira Kurosawa. This is a truly amazing find for fans of the coming-of-age classic. There are one to five drawings per sheet, and the sheets themselves show minor handling, edge wear and punch holes. Some corners show minor folding and tearing, as well as tape to some edges and small pin holes, and the overall condition of this collection is Very Good.

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    14th Saturday 9:50 am CT
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    14th Saturday
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