Tag Archives: The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – LA

Live From Miskatonic: Pete Walker in Conversation

Pete Walker

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies Presents: An Evening With Pete Walker. Press Release Starting out in softcore sex shorts in the 1960s before turning to features in 1968 with films like The Big Switch, School of Sex and his breakthrough, Cool it Carol! in 1969, Pete Walker then self-financed a …

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Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies-LA: Destructible Man Effects, Or The Dummy Death

From the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies-LA Press Release: Prosthetic demise, or the “dummy death” as film historians Howard S. Berger and Kevin Marr refer to it, is a practical cinematic technique wherein an actor portraying a character is replaced by an articulated replica special-effects mannequin at a moment of …

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