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Traumafession:: Richie C. on a Curse of Frankenstein Mask

March 2nd, 2020 by unkle lancifer · 5 Comments

Hi there, My big bro takes me to see Curse of Frankenstein with the immortal Christopher Lee in 57, maybe–I’m 6—and as a give-away they had masks of the monster with eye holes and an elastic band–I remember my brother wearing it after the movie and scaring the bajesus out of me, as up to that point it was the scariest image ever, followed shortly after by Mr Sardonicus, etc—anyway, my older brother doesn’t remember the mask and I’m sure I’m not misremembering –do you or any of your fans remember such a mask?–thanks, love your site—ghoulishly yours, Richie

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5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 chainmanNo Gravatar // Mar 3, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    I believe I found your 1957 mask and have tried several times to post links for you but my post aren’t showing up in the comment section.

    Google this:

    Kids today aren’t going to levitate over The Curse Of Frankenstein. They’d likely say it’s dull, slow, nothing happening — the customary branding iron applied to so many old movies, particularly horror ones, where explicit gore has been industry standard for going on, what, forty years?

  • 2 GrokensteinNo Gravatar // Mar 4, 2020 at 7:30 am

    The comments system is still defying chainman’s efforts, so trying Googling “Curse Of Frankenstein mask greenbriar”–without the quotation marks–and switch to the “Images” tab. There’s a nice excerpt from the theater chain’s manual displaying the “terrorific” “monster mask for the kids!”

  • 3 unkle lanciferNo Gravatar // Mar 4, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    chainman & Grokenstein,
    Thanks! John said he’ll look into this issue. wordpress really stinks lately.

  • 4 chainmanNo Gravatar // Mar 4, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    @Grokenstein Thanks for the secondary method. It didn’t occur to me I could use Google Images.

    @unkle 100% agree about wordpress.

  • 5 chainmanNo Gravatar // Mar 4, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    Looks like the problem has been fixed.

    https://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/310/2032/1600/curse7.jpg

    https://wakges.blogspot.com/2006/05/the-curse-of-frankenstein-would-haunt.html?m=0

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