Original stop motion head used in the production of the classic 1996 fantasy film James and the Giant Peach. Featuring stop-motion animation and live action, this inventive adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s tale follows the adventures of James (Paul Terry), an orphaned young British boy. Forced to live with his cruel aunts (Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes), James finds a way out of his bleak existence when he discovers an enormous enchanted peach. After rolling into the sea inside the buoyant fruit, James, accompanied by a crew of friendly talking insects, sets sail for New York City.
This is one of the various stop motion heads used for the character Mr. Centipede, actor Richard Dreyfus. This piece would have been attached to the stop motion puppets used during filming to create different facial expressions for filming. This piece is made of foam latex with cast in detailing around the mouth and nose. The head has been painted orange with hues if red around the cheeks and features two metallic blue attached eyes. The piece is finished with a custom made cloth hat with attached resin horn (please note this piece is missing one horn). The head is presented on a custom made black stand and base that is felt lined. This piece measures 6″ high and remains in excellent, production used condition.
This item comes with a Hero Prop Certificate of Authenticity