2 edition of waxen mask found in the catalog.
Catherine Dorr Pontius
|Statement||by Catherine Dorr Pontius.|
|LC Classifications||PS3531.O5 W3 1923|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 p. l., 3-40 p.|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||23006765|
Description Masks of Nyarlathotep (1st edition), boxed campaign for Call of Cthulhu, by Larry DiTillio with Lynn Willis “Perilous Adventures to Thwart the Dark God “Then came too late the warning of the evil one, the sardonic caution of the daemon legate who had bidden the seeker beware the madness of that song. "And He shall put on the semblance of men, the waxen mask and the robe that hides, and come down from the world of Seven Suns to mock " - H.P. Lovecraft, Whisperer in Darkness The sixty-two card, standalone scenario in Carnevale of Horrors transports you to a city of masks and mysteries. While revelers throng the streets of Venice, masked.
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WAX MASK - The last great Italian gore film of the 20th Century - now scanned in 4K! In the mid-'90s, Dario Argento approached a physically and professionally ailing Lucio Fulci to direct one final production, an over-the-top shocker about grisly murders at a Paris wax museum. But when Fulci passed away only weeks before filming began, Argento Reviews: These exhibitions consist principally of images of historical or notorious personages, made up of waxen masks on lay figures in which sometimes mechanism is fitted to give motion to the figure. Such an exhibition of wax-works with mechanical motions was shown in Germany early in the 18th century, and is described by Steele in the Tatler.
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A death mask is a likeness (typically in wax or plaster cast) of a person's face after their death, usually made by taking a cast or impression from the masks may be mementos of the dead, or be used for creation of is sometimes possible to identify portraits that have been painted from death masks, because of the characteristic slight distortions of the features.
"Wax Mask" is a gory shocker that puts a new twist on the tale of the spooky wax museum/5(52). Paris, a couple are horribly murdered by a masked man with a metal claw who rips their hearts out. The sole survivor and witness to the massacre is a young girl. Twelve years later in Rome a new wax museum is opened, whose main attractions are lifelike recreations of /10(K).
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The Waxen Mask, The Robe That Hides. Shenk: And so you offer a novel centered on a writer named Joshua Cohen, another waxen mask. Cohen: Not to wax too abstract, but all characters are masks—it’s only that the book’s two Joshua Cohens (or Joshuas Cohen) are the obvious ones.
The lectisternium was an ancient Roman propitiatory ceremony, consisting of a meal offered to gods and goddesses. The word derives from lectum sternere, "to spread (or "drape") a couch." The deities were represented by their busts or statues, or by portable figures of wood, with heads of bronze, wax or marble, and covered with drapery.
By this is meant only that the custom of forming such waxen masks as portraits had ceased, for the older imagines kept in the armaria are found as late as the year A.D. (Vopiscus, Florian. 6, in which the expression “imagines aperirent” shows that the passage refers to the older waxen masks.
The flopping animals were now scratching restlessly at the lichens, and I saw that the old man was nearly as restless himself. When one of the things began to waddle and edge away, he turned quickly to stop it; so that the suddenness of his motion dislodged the waxen mask from what should have been his head.
Lovecraft was also influenced by two books he had recently read: When a sudden effort to control one of the mounts "dislodged the waxen mask from what should have been his head", the narrator throws himself into the river "before the madness of my screams could bring down upon me all the charnel legions these pest-gulfs might conceal.".
I thought I'd take a poll--what is your favorite Lionel Atwill performance. What do you remember "Pinkie" for best. Study for Portrait II (subtitled after the Life Mask of William Blake) is a small oil on canvas painting by the Irish-born British figurative artist Francis Bacon, one of a series of six portraits completed after viewing that year the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake's (b.
) life mask at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Fullscreen. A new wax museum opens in Rome, whose main attractions are lifelike recreations of gruesome murder scenes.
Soon, people start disappearing from the streets of Rome and the museum begins filling with new figures. This classic Italian gore film was directed by Sergio Stivaletti. Not Rated. Dubbed in English. 98 minutes.
Elite Roman families collected wax masks made in the likeness of their male ancestors, but none survive today. Researchers cast models of their own faces to recreate this ancient custom. Dolly Dear - Or, the Story of a Waxen Beauty. by Mary E. Gellie. Author Mary E. Gellie. Title Dolly Dear - Or, the Story of a Waxen Beauty.
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Among these "other poems" were "The Hanging of the Crane," "Morituri Salutamus" and "A Book of Sonnets.". Page 27 - I ought not to divulge, my lord," said the mask-maker. "But I know your lordship would respect a professional secret, a secret of which I am pardonably proud. This," he said, "is a mask for the sun-god, Apollo, whom heaven bless!" "You astound me," said Lord George.
"Of no less a person, I. Waxen definition: A waxen face is very pale and looks very unhealthy. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.
The Magistrates of the Wax Mask is an order that maintains the pledges and Contracts of changeling society, providing festivals and games to that end. Many freeholds have old traditions rooted in the fulfilment of certain Contracts (e.g.
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It doesn’t help that the performances are stilted and unconvincing pretty much across the board, with Allen and May under-emoting and Cyrus wearing a waxen mask of crazy eyes and a perpetually.Nyarlathotep is a fictional character created by H. P. character is a malign deity in the Lovecraft Mythos, a shared appearing in Lovecraft's prose poem "Nyarlathotep", he was later mentioned in other works by Lovecraft and by other writers describe him as one of the Outer Gods, a malevolent pantheon.Wax Mask seizes every available opportunity to careen over the top, from composer Maurizio Abeni's this-one-goes-to-eleven orchestral-ish bombast to the Hammer-era-Frankenstein secret laboratory to completely nonsensical twists to the shamelessly exploitative nudity and barrel drums of stage blood.
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