Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Max animatronic dog from The Grinch on display...

In 2000's live-action version of How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Jim Carrey's 'Grinch' has a loyal dog called 'Max' who helps him with his pesky schemes.

Animatronic dog Max featured in The Grinch
Max animatronic dog The Grinch
Max animatronic dog The Grinch
Max animatronic dog puppet The Grinch
The Grinch Max animatronic dogAnimatronic dog puppet Max The Grinch
Although The Grinch's faithful hound was voiced by Frank Welker, he was apparently played by six different mixed-breed rescue shelter dogs as well as an animatronic version.

Jim Boulden was Animatronics and Puppet Creator for The Grinch, so I believe he is responsible for bringing this Max puppet to life on screen.

The Grinch movie poster
The Grinch movie poster
This special creature effect was photographed on display at Universal Studios Hollywood on March 28, 2011.

If you're a fan of the movie be sure to check out this Whoville model and facial make-up prosthetics worn by Jim Carrey as The Grinch.

Buy the The Grinch mask and costume: Grinch Mask

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