Saturday, October 29, 2011

Movie costumes, masks and props at the London Film Museum...

I can't believe it's almost been a year since I visited the London Film Museum on January 25, 2011, and finally here's the last collection of assorted costumes, masks and props on display at the fantastic movie attraction.

T1000 bullet-ridden shirt from
Terminator 2: Judgement Day worn by Robert Patrick
Terminator 2 T1000 bullet costumeTerminator 2 T1000 bullet costume
Amongst the eclectic sci-fi, comic book, period drama and comedy memorabilia was this fantastic special effect shirt with its impacted bullets worn by Robert Patrick as the 'T1000 Terminator' from the future in 1991's Terminator sequel.

Terminator 2: Judgement Day movie poster
Terminator 2 movie poster
If you're a fan of the movie, be sure to also check out this Arnold Schwarzenegger prop cyborg on display.

Jacket worn by Jewel Stait as Kaylee in Serenity
Kaylee jacket SerenityJewel Stait Serenity costume
Next up is the colourful pink patchwork jacket worn in the 2005 sci-fi movie, Serenity, by Jewel Stait as the Firefly-class ship's mechanic 'Kaylee Frye'.

Check out the Mule transport from Serenity on display at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Serenity movie poster
Serenity movie poster

Matt Murdock's blind cane prop
used by Ben Affleck in Daredevil
Daredevil cane propMatt Murdock cane prop DaredevilDaredevil cane movie prop
Also on display was the extendable cane prop used by Ben Affleck as the blind attorney, 'Matt Murdock' and his vigilante superhero alter-ego, in the 2003 adaptation of Marvel Comics Daredevil. I love the devil's head detail at the top of the cane.
Daredevil movie poster
Daredevil movie poster

Machete used by James McAvoy in Wanted
Wanted machete prop
Keeping to props, this machete was used by James McAvoy as an assassin-in-training, 'Wesley Gibson' in the 2008 comic book movie, Wanted, when he's trained by the Fraternity's 'Butcher'.

Wanted movie poster
Wanted movie poster
You may also want to take a look at these other Wanted movie props on display.
Jacket worn by Owen Wilson as
Roy O'Bannon in Shanghai Knights
Shanghai Knights Owen Wilson jacket
In 2003's comedy Shanghai Knights, Owen Wilson starred opposite Jackie Chan as 'Roy O'Bannon' and wore this military style jacket.

Shanghai Knights movie poster
Shanghai Knights movie poster

Tunic worn by Djimon Hounsou as Juba in Gladiator
Juba tunic Gladiator
Djimon Hounsou wore this tunic as the gladiator 'Juba' who befriend's Russell Crowe in 2000's Roman-era epic, Gladiator.

Gladiator movie poster
Gladiator movie poster
If you like this, be sure to check out the costume worn by Russell Crowe as Maximus in Gladiator.

T-shirt worn by Anthony Hopkins in Hannibal
Anthony Hopkins Hannibal t-shirt
This white prison shirt was worn by Anthony Hopkins as the iconic horror villain, 'Hannibal Lecter', in this 2001 sequel to The Silence of the Lambs.

Hannibal movie poster
Hannibal movie poster
All the props and clothes from the movies above were on display courtesy of Propstore.com.

Also on display throughout the museum included this prosthetic mask from Stanley Kubrick's genre defining sci-fi movie from 1968, 2001: A Space Odyssey, with that iconic Dawn of Man scene with the apes when they discover the black monolith and subsequently discover how to use a bone as a weapon and a tool.

Ape prosthetic mask from 2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001 prosthetic ape mask
Stuart Freeborn was responsible for the realistic creature effects on the groundbreaking movie.

2001: A Space Odyssey movie poster
2001 A Space Odyssey poster

Suit worn by Peter Sellers in The Prisoner of Zenda
Peter Selers Prisoner of Zenda suit
Finally, this cream lambswool suit was worn by Peter Sellers as Ruthenian 'King Rudolph V' of in the 1979 comedy version of The Prisoner of Zenda, designed by Sue Yelland.

The Prisoner of Zenda movie poster
Prisoner of Zenda 1979 poster
Be sure to come back soon for a round-up of all the cool movie costumes I discovered at the Planet Hollywood Cafe in Las Vegas.

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