Damsels in distress – part II – horror and sci-fi movie posters

Damsels in distress – part II – horror and sci-fi movie posters

This post takes a look at Damsels in distress as depicted on movie posters for horror and sci-fi. There’s no truth in advertising here as many of these depictions never actually happen in the films.

Movie Posters:

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And don’t forget to take a look at Part One of our Damsels in Distress pictorials: Damsels in Distress – in movies

Damsels in distress – part I – horror and sci-fi films

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Damsels in distress – part I – horror and sci-fi films

Cinema has had a long history of damsels in distress. Early days in silent films we’d witness tied up women laid on railroad tracks. Today we can see wives and daughters kidnapped and heroes like Liam Neeson rushing in to save them.

Take a look at the Damsel in Distress in HORROR and SCI-FI as they are carried off by apes and creatures, brutes and beasts.

Movie Stills:


Model Kits – AMT – Mummy Machine – 1975

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Mummy Machine – 1975

This is my Mummy Machine monster car from a small series released by AMT in the 1970’s.

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Building car model kits is a bit different than creatures. For one, you have to paint most of the pieces before you put the kit together.

I used Testors enamel for the green body and the gold parts because it dries smoother and glossier. I used acrylics for the head and pyramid.

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I changed the loose bandage that would be glued upon the head, cutting it up to several pieces and arranging it to look like it was being blown as the car was moving.

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I had these kits when I was a wee lad. Next in this series, I will build the Creepy-T car with the big skull head.

Check out the Creepy T build