Willis O'Brien Schematic of a Stegosaurus Armature From
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DescriptionWillis O'Brien Schematic of a Stegosaurus Armature From The Animal World and Photo of O'Brien with director Irwin Allen (Warner Bros.,1956). Original printed schematic measuring 25.5" x 18.25" depicting a cross section of a Stegosaurus stop motion puppet with the internal ball and socket armature revealed. Also depicts some peripheral detail schematics of feet and joints. Accompanied by a vintage original 8" x 10" photograph of Willis O'Brien meeting with producer Irwin Allen examining an armature and similar schematic, two contemporary photos of O'Brien with one of his classic dinosaur figures and an armature and a pressbook page touting the upcoming project The Animal World. Schematic exhibits age, folds, edge wear, tears, water staining and tape remnants. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Personal Collection of Willis O’Brien.
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