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Micheline Pitt Talks Ultra-rare CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON Collectibles & Milicent Patrick

Unearthed by Gemr’s docu-series Collection Complete (which takes an in-depth look into the lives of artists and the collections that fuel their work), the show’s latest episode takes a look at extremely rare items stemming from the Creature from the Black Lagoon film franchise, which currently reside within the remarkable collection of Los Angeles-based artist, designer, and filmmaker Micheline Pitt.

A splash into her life-long fascination with the film, Pitt discusses the groundbreaking 1954 flick, the titular creature’s designer Milicent Patrick (and her forgotten place in cinematic history and author Mallory O’Meara’s best-selling book titled The Lady from the Black Lagoon), and Micheline’s own ultra-rare collection of Black Lagoon items (including a head pull from the original Gill-man casting – 1 of 3 in existence – to the arrival of her 1:1 scale Mark Alfrey-sculpted Creature from the Black Lagoon).

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The series’ fourteenth episode, past episodes of Collection Complete have ventured into the personal collections of filmmakers Mike Mendez of Tales of Halloween fame and The Hills Run Red producer Robert Meyer Burnett.

What’s more, for the next two weeks, those who create a free account at Gemr.com’s horror club HERE will have a chance to win a Creature from the Black Lagoon Prize Pack, which contains one copy of Creature from the Black Lagoon on Blu-ray, one officially licensed Universal Monsters Creature from the Black Lagoon 1:8 Scale Monster Kit from Moebius Models, and one hardcover copy of the Amazon #1 bestselling book The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick signed by author Mallory O’Meara from Hanover Square Press.

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Subscribe to the series’ YouTube channel HERE to see previous episodes of Collection Complete. You can also “Like” them on Facebook HERE as well as follow them on Instagram at CollectionComplete and on Twitter at @CollectionComp.

Written by Josh Millican

Josh Millican is the Editor in Chief at Dread Central.

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