Adam Inspects the ‘Passengers’ Spacesuit

In our final video checking out props and costumes from Prop Store’s Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction, Adam inspects this striking spacesuit made for the 2016 science fiction film Passengers. With helmet and hard parts fabricated by the specialty costumers at Ironhead Studio, this spacesuit has many of the elements that Adam loves about fictional spacesuit design. Thanks to Prop Store for letting us spend time with these wonderful pieces!

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Star Trek Filming Miniature Model and Hand Props!

We can barely contain our excitement as we get up close with some original hand props and a gorgeous model miniature used in various 90s-era Star Trek series and films! From the iconic phaser and medical tricorder of The Next Generation to LCARS panels from Star Trek: Generations, this collection from Prop Store’s upcoming Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction is bringing out our Star Trek fandom.

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Adam Inspects Original Aliens Colonial Marine Props!

There’s no better reference for a replica propmaker than getting up close and inspecting the original movie props, and Adam gets to meet several pieces of Colonial Marines armor and the iconic smartgun from James Cameron’s Aliens! Details on these pieces reinforce Adam’s own research from screenshots and behind-the-scenes photos, and there are parts of the armor that Adam has never noticed until seeing them in person!

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Original Animatronic Gizmo Puppet From Gremlins!

Adam encounters one of the original Gizmo animatronics from Gremlins 2, created by Rick Baker’s effects shop alongside all the other creatures for the film. Complete with all of its control cables extended below the puppet, the immaculate condition of this prop gives some idea of the degree of detail and complexity needed for this prop to convincingly come alive on screen. Don’t feed the mogwai after midnight!

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The Stop-Motion Animated Puppets of Gremlins 2!

The stop-motion animated puppets created for classic horror films like Evil Dead II and Gremlins 2 are some of the most memorable and creepy creatures put on screen. Adam Savage checks out three stunning puppets from the collection of effects artist Doug Beswick, who worked on the creature animation of those films. The degree of paint and sculpt detail on these still hold up after decades later, and even their revealed armatures show how the puppets were meticulously created to allow animators to give them eerie movements.

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Adam Inspects Original Aliens Hand Prop!

Among Aliens universe propbuilders and cosplayers, first-hand references to original props used by James Cameron and his production team give a coveted glimpse into the materials, source components, and all-important paint colors that inform their replicas. Adam gets to examine one of the USCM welding torches used for the film, a rare hand prop that confirms some of his own Aliens prop research. It’s another archeological deep dive into the classic movie prop history!

Adam’s build of Aliens Colonial Marine Armor. Adam’s Colonial Marine shoulder lamp prop build.

What’s Inside The “National Treasure” Book of Secrets!

Adam is obsessed with fake documents and paper props created for movies, like Indiana Jones’ grail diary, and the titular prop from 2007’s National Treasure: Book of Secrets is an incredible piece of movie propmaking. Adam and Prop Store’s Brandon Alinger open up the leather-bound pages of the dossier to check out the fictional inscriptions, maps, and wide range of fantastical ephemera packed inside!

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Rick Baker Mutant Mask from American Werewolf in London!

Here’s one of the most iconic creatures from horror movie history: Rick Baker’s mutant demon from the memorable nightmare sequence in An American Werewolf in London! Adam gets to take a look at this well-preserved latex mask for the helmeted demon, kept by Rick Baker and now apart of the upcoming Prop Store EMLA auction. We get up close to the striking details of the sculpt, which have held up incredibly well over four decades!

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Original Gladiator Maximus Hero Movie Helmet!

Adam comes face to face with one of the original hero helmets from Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, worn by Russell Crowe as Maximus in the movie’s epic Colosseum battle scene. It’s an iconic piece of costuming from one of our favorite films, and Prop Store’s Brandon Alinger walks Adam through its little-known details and lets us get up close to its magnificent visage and paint finish. An unbelievably beautiful piece of film memorabilia!

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Evil Dead 2’s Cabin in the Woods Miniature Model!

Adam and Brandon from Prop Store pop open a crate to take a look at one of the original filming miniatures from Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2! This effects model was used to for the film’s finale, and is a striking recreation of the iconic cabin in the woods. From the boarded up windows to unsettling angles of its construction, it has an eerie presence all of its own!

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