Category Archives: IA Props

Remembering Remco’s Earthquake Tower and Rescue Playset (1976) | Flashbak

I cannot believe this was a real toy and I even more can’t believe that I never owned one. Now here is a disco-decade toy that Irwin Allen — the cinematic master of disaster — would have likely approved of. Source: Remembering Remco’s Earthquake Tower and Rescue Playset (1976) – Flashbak

LOST IN SPACE 50th Reunion! Hollywood Show Jan. 23-25 2015

Lost in Space

We just returned from a wonderful day at the LIS 50th anniversary reunion at the Hollywood Show. The event was held on Jan. 23-25 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, we attended the Saturday installment. June Lockhart, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, Bill Mumy & Mark Goddard were all present, Bill’s daughter Lilian was also their. Amongst other IA related… Read more »

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea ~ Polidor screen used prop diorama

As I mentioned in the previous post, I’ve been getting more involved with restoring/bringing back to life T.V. & movie miniatures/props. This one is from the 1961 Irwin Allen production Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. In the film the mighty Seaview is being pursued by an attack sub called the “Polidor” in the scene, which is set in… Read more »

Land of the Giants Hand at Universal Studios

I have several family photos from the 70’s of the Land of the Giants telephone and other props at the old Universal Studios prop plaza. What I didn’t know was that we also have home movies of those same props in a very unusual place at Universal. This is a screengrab off the TV – working on ripping the actual… Read more »

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea 50th Anniversary reunion @ Hollywood Show

  Sorry for the long delay! – we had meant to cover the 50th anniversary tribute to Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea way back in October! Joining us were our good friends Kirk and Laura, who made the trek up their with us. The event was held at the Hollywood Show located at the Westin Los Angeles Airport… Read more »

Irwin Allen’s ‘The Live Adventures of Pinocchio’ storyboards

Our latest find on Ebay was a chance miracle! a complete storyboard and shooting schedule for Irwin Allen’s proposed Live Adventures of Pinocchio. The film was one of Irwin’s last projects, but never materialized due to his fading health. The storyboards are literally every scene illustrated in amazing detail, there were several scenes depicting giant props, blue screen work and… Read more »