Karlsson-on-the-Roof from Maripuka85 on Vimeo.
Young boy subject to hallucinations is befriended by drunken fairy godfather. In Russian, but that hardly matters.
The German live-action version is even odder.
Wikipedia entry here.
Your Bonus Post for Sunday. Because Alex, Chuck and I love you all!
This creature must have haunted the dreams of many a youth back in 1959, for it still has the power to send me screaming today.
Pig snout, elephant ears, dog feet, fox tail. And the insouciant cigarette holder of FDR. This is worse than anything Stephen King ever conjured up.
Perhaps WU readers would like to submit their proposed names for this creature.
Original ad here.
"A new form of life--and DEATH!"
How many toy trains sets were destroyed by Garloo? Although his fearsomeness is somewhat weakened by his receiving a smooch from the little girl.
What was this home handyman in Popular Mechanics
Original plans here.
How could Weird Universe not do a feature on a line of model kits dubbed "Weird-ohs"...?
features a good writeup on them.
Here's a period ad from BOYS LIFE.
And the horrifying reality of the finished product. Buy yours now through the link below!
Coin from EXIT 73 studios on Vimeo.
I think you will have to watch this multiple times on fullscreen to enjoy everything.
The filmmaker's home page.
Those wacky, outrageous bohemians!