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  1. Haunted Dollhouse

    Haunted house concept: House of broken dolls.


    Every room in the house is full of broken dolls, and of course, actors made up like broken dolls.

    All kinds of dolls.

    Marionettes. Ventriloquist's dummies. Voodoo dolls. Porcelain dolls. Kewpie dolls. Teddy bears. Russian nesting dolls. Paper dolls. Kachina dolls. Corn husk dolls. Rag dolls. ...
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  2. The Poor Man's Guide to Animatronics

    A while back I stumbled upon this site in a "Practical Effects" group:

    https://www.poormansguidetoanimatronics.com/

    THIS is a site you really need to check out. It's a labor of love from Brian Poor, who has been working as a designer/fabricator of animatronics for film, television, and theme parks for over 20 years.
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  3. Candy Corn

    Place your face to the screen and repeat after me.... I love candy corn, I love candy corn!


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  4. Pumpkinrot's Haunt Theory: Static Props

    Pumpkinrot's Haunt Theory: Static Props



    The following was previously written by Pumpkinrot on his own blog:

    I'm a static prop haunter. I've always been one. Until my site went live back around 2003, I never even knew there was a name for what I did. If your props move or have a spring-action mechanism which activates when they're approached or if your props are powered by ...
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  5. Scarecrows Then and Now



    There was a time when protecting the crops from predators was the task of children. A dearth of children in the wake of the Great Plague, some historians surmise, led farmers to use adults to guard their crops. Some kept watch in straw huts. Others stood on wooden lookouts.

    As farms grew larger, human-like effigies rose from ...
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