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Sneak Peek the new 1:6 scale 'Herman Munster' Statue in the authentic likeness of actor Fred Gwynne, now available from Entertainment Earth:
"...'Herman Munster', the 5th Earl of 'Shroudshire' was created in 1815 at the University of Heidelberg by 'Dr. Victor Frankenstein'.
"Work on him was finally completed in around 1850 along with his twin brother 'Charlie'.
"Leaving Germany for Great Britain at a young age, Herman was adopted by the 'Munsters of Munster Hall', a noble family living in Shroudshire, England.
"At some point Herman moved to 'Transylvania', a region in Romania, where he met 'Lily Dracula'.
"In 1865 Herman married Lily, and eventually the couple and 'Grandpa' (Lily's father) moved to America, where Herman joined the Us Army, fighting in World War II..."
Click the images to enlarge, click here to pre-order and Sneak Peek "The Munsters"...
- Michael Stevens
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