Les Hemstock’s “Planet of the Apes” Statue of Liberty Prop: A “Terminal” Error in Authentication

April 27, 2009 by · 1 Comment 


An industry professional who personally inspected the Les Hemstock “Planet of the Apes” Statue of Liberty prop at the “The Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show” convention has come forward with information and evidence that it was actually custom designed and sculpted for the film, The Terminal (2004), which would confirm that it has absolutely no connection whatsoever with Planet of the Apes.

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Les Hemstock “Planet of the Apes” Statue of Liberty Prop: “For A Fee” Photo Opportunities

March 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 


A Statue of Liberty prop head owned by Les Hemstock, claimed to have been used in the filming of Planet of the Apes (1968), is now being advertised in conjunction with “The Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show” in April featuring “for a fee” photo opportunities with Linda Harrison and Felix Silla.  Read more

LIFE Magazine Photo Archive Hosted by Google

November 29, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Google is hosting an incredible collection of quality, high resolution photos from the LIFE Magazine archives, dating back to the 1750s.  It is estimated that once the archive is digitized, nearly 10 million images will be available.  Among these works are photographs related to film and television. Read more

Screen-Match Examples Series: Rush Hour LAPD Credentials

September 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Back in April 2007, I published an article titled “Screen-Match Examples“, which presented photos of props which “match” stills from movie and television featuring that same original prop or wardrobe piece.  Given that this is a popular topic in the hobby, I thought I would develop this into a series of articles feautring additional examples.  This update presents a match from the film, Rush Hour. Read more