Author Topic: WORLD FAMOUS TOPSTONE INDEX THREAD!  (Read 110682 times)

raycastile

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Re: WORLD FAMOUS TOPSTONE INDEX THREAD!
« Reply #615 on: January 24, 2018, 02:31:04 AM »
I have started posting them at the Classic Horror Film Board:

https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/monsterkidclassichorrorforum/topstone-masks-t44981.html

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« Reply #616 on: February 19, 2018, 02:48:52 AM »
Great series of vids, Ray! Well produced, informative, and I love the Rod Serling-esque narration. My first latex mask was actually a Topstone Vampire. Any chance you'll feature that one at some point?



Either way, I can't wait to see where this series goes!

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« Reply #617 on: March 02, 2018, 12:45:49 AM »
That Dracula mask will be included at some point. It will be in the same video as the Male Vampire. For now, here is the next one. The Horrible Melting Man:



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« Reply #618 on: March 02, 2018, 02:09:14 AM »
Excellent vid, Ray! It's a shame that the master is lost to time, because it would be cool to see how current artists would paint fresh copies of the original. I like that you also mentioned the movie version from the 80's. Really covering all the bases. Can't wait for the next episode!

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« Reply #619 on: March 02, 2018, 04:08:35 AM »
These are great little history lessons -- most entertaining as well!
"You're dead, son.  Get yourself buried."
--J.J. Hunsecker

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« Reply #620 on: March 03, 2018, 08:41:28 PM »
Great wideo Ray. I'm glad that you're sharing your wealth of Topstone knowledge in this format.

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« Reply #621 on: March 06, 2018, 01:31:32 AM »
Thank you! Why are we still able to post here? I thought this place was getting shut down. Oh well, I'll keep posting as long as it's up and running. I'd like to make seven more videos, with the last one uploaded on Halloween 2018. (I uploaded the first one on Halloween 2017.) That would make 12 videos in the series.

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« Reply #622 on: March 06, 2018, 12:49:17 PM »
Thank you for these amazing videos, Ray. Let's hope the HMA is still here at Halloween 2018 so you can complete this series here!

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« Reply #623 on: March 07, 2018, 07:11:44 PM »
Thank you! Why are we still able to post here? I thought this place was getting shut down. Oh well, I'll keep posting as long as it's up and running. I'd like to make seven more videos, with the last one uploaded on Halloween 2018. (I uploaded the first one on Halloween 2017.) That would make 12 videos in the series.

We can thank the unending benevolence of Eric Austin (I assume). Anyway, I'm really excited to hear your doing 12. Thats a lot to look forward to!

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« Reply #624 on: March 09, 2018, 11:43:22 AM »
Great videos Ray! Informative and fun to watch.

raycastile

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Re: WORLD FAMOUS TOPSTONE INDEX THREAD!
« Reply #625 on: July 06, 2018, 05:55:52 AM »

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« Reply #626 on: July 06, 2018, 12:43:35 PM »
Excellent installment Ray! You hit the nail on the head. This was my hands down favorite Topstone mask as a kid. I had a chance to purchase the VXX recast and I regret not picking it up now. Great job!

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« Reply #627 on: July 06, 2018, 08:37:30 PM »
Hi Ray , You did it again - another great installment ! The Mummy is one of my favorite Topstones - I have 3 of them each with different paint schemes  !!!
At some point, when you are finished, you should consider compiling these Tomb Of The Topstone segments into a DVD . There's really not too much out there on these iconic masks and they deserve to be remebered .
Lou Antonicello

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« Reply #628 on: July 07, 2018, 09:31:27 PM »
Incidentally , one of my "latter day" Topstone Mummies has a very elaborate paint job , but looks different than the ones I got from VXX. Just wondering if the Mummy was RESCULPTED at any point recently by a one of the new independent mask makers . But  truth is , it's difficult to top the VXX paint work!
Lou Antonicello

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Re: WORLD FAMOUS TOPSTONE INDEX THREAD!
« Reply #629 on: July 08, 2018, 01:47:44 PM »
Hey shockmonster,any chance of seeing your Mummies?