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Paul Blaisdell (1927–1983)


Sketch artist, fine arts painter, sculptor and monster maker Paul Blaisdell was born July 21, 1927, in Newport, Rhode Island, and grew up in Quincy, Massachussetts. He sketched alien monsters and constructed model airplane kits in his childhood days. Following graduation from high school, Paul briefly worked as a typewriter repairman and served a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Day the World Ended
(1955)
Attack of the Puppet People
Attack of the Puppet People Miscellaneous Crew
(1958)
The Spider
The Spider Miscellaneous Crew
(1958)
Invasion of the Saucer Men
(1957)

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 1963 The Adventures of the Spirit (TV Mini-Series short) (special contributions - 5 episodes)
- Human Targets (1963) ... (special contributions)
- Frankenstein's Fury (1963) ... (special contributions)
- It Lives Again! (1963) ... (special contributions)
- Fangs of Death (1963) ... (special contributions)
- The Phantom Avenger (1963) ... (special contributions)
 1958 The Spider (special designer)
 1958 How to Make a Monster (monster suits - uncredited)
 1958 Attack of the Puppet People (special designer)
 1957 From Hell It Came (tabanga designer - uncredited)
 1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes (monster creator - uncredited) / (monster effects - uncredited)
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Worked on numerous low-budget sci-fi and horror productions for American-International Pictures, many directed by Roger Corman. Wife Jackie Blaisdell worked with him frequently, creating monster masks, costumes and special effects. See more »

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