Frankenstein, A Universal Picture

Cameraman setting up a for one of the first close-ups ever shot of the original Frankenstein (1931), the shot that launched an icon.

Right: Authentic, 35mm film cell display with cells from vintage movie reels of the 1931 Frankenstein, available from Captain Hollywood’s Curiosity Shop. Click image for details.


Ben Chapman, Creature From The Black Lagoon

Actor Ben Chapman cools off between shots in his Creature from the Black Lagoon ensemble. Chapman was 6″ 5′ tall, and did most of the land shots as the creature.

Right: 35mm film cells taken from the movie’s vintage film reels. Presented for display with a great companion image of the Creature sneaking onboard. Click image for details.


The Cast of Dracula

Cast of Dracula gathered for group shot on set.

Right: Film cells from the vintage motion picture film reels. Includes 3 cells of Lugosi as Dracula, professionally double-mounted and framed for easy viewing. Incredible, limited edition collectible. Click image for details.


Lon Chaney’s Makeup Kit From Phantom of the Opera

Rare photograph of Lon Chaney Sr. in Phantom of the Opera makeup, showing off the makeup kit from which he created numerous cinematic characters.

Right: Lon Chaney Sr. as the Phantom of the Opera in sensational film cell display, with 3 authenticated film cells from vintage film reels. Available in Limited Edition from Captain Hollywood! Click image for details.


Bride of Frankenstein

Elsa Lanchester relaxes for a cup of tea between takes on the set of “Bride of Frankenstein” in 1935. She is swathed in bandages for the classic lightning scene.

Right: Film cell display of “Bride of Frankenstein” featuring 3 authentic 35mm film cells taken from actual film reels. Mounted so that light can shine through for viewing. Includes high-res image and info plate. Click image for details.


The MUMMY (1932) Boris Karloff Movie

Very rare shot taken on the set of the original MUMMY movie, starring Boris Karloff.

Right: Authentic film cell display with 3, 35mm film cells from “The MUMMY (1932)”. Mounted and framed with certificate of authenticity, care instructions, and more. Click image for details.

Right: Authentic Mummy Scarab Ring Prop Replica from the film “The Mummy” (1932). Limited edition of ONLY 250! You can get one today. Click image for details.




Be sure to explore the other rooms in Captain Hollywood’s (nearly famous) Curiosity Shop for more adventures in movieland. And don’t forget to pay Captain Weird a visit in his attic, if he’s in the mood for visitors and you can find your way.