Posts Tagged ‘bob burns’

How To Make A Monster: Paul Blaisdell, Remembered

How To Make A Monster: Paul Blaisdell, Remembered

Paul Blaisdell was the hardest working monster-maker in Hollywood in the 1950s, and in the years since never got the respect he truly deserved.




Monkey Business: The Rise and Fall of The American Gorilla-Suit Actor, Part 2

Monkey Business: The Rise and Fall of The American Gorilla-Suit Actor, Part 2

In Part 1, we examined the early history of the men-dressed-as-gorillas phenomenon. In Part 2, we’ll look at it’s crossover into the medium of television, and it’s eventual demise.