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
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Just got back from a wonderful day at the Los Angeles Comic Book & Sci-Fi Convention held on Aug. 18, 2013. The Con featured a 50th anniversary tribute to the classic Sci-Fi series The Outer Limits as well as several guests from classic Star Trek and Gary Lockwood of 2001: A Space Oddity fame to name a few. Also… Read more »
Found this great photo of Guy Jr. from the San Diego Comic Con, I’m pretty sure this was taken back in either 2008 or ’09, not sure? It’s amazing how similar in appearance Guy Jr. is to his father, his face and smile are almost identical! It’s great to see that he’s keeping the flame burning for his father,… Read more »
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 »
I was cleaning off my hard drive and found these pictures. I think they were items from an old Profiles in History auction. We don’t own them, but we wish we did. Anyone know anything more about these items?
Lars & Cynthia & Santa Claus Judy Stay tuned for more IA updates, like Poseidon Adventure reunions, photo-of-week, and much much more! Merry Christmas & Happy 2013!