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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #50 on: 19/09/2008 18:46:15 »
Seem a bit crude compared to....

http://www.madametussauds.com/London/OurFigures/Default.aspx

Very nice work there too! That would be great fun to visit! Thank you!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #51 on: 19/09/2008 18:48:34 »
Seem a bit crude compared to....

http://www.madametussauds.com/London/OurFigures/Default.aspx

The one of bill gates was another artist  I believe and yes it does seem a bit crude and my camera did not help!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #52 on: 19/09/2008 20:06:44 »
In some cases when a person dies the model is replaced with a younger version..  E:G Churchill..When alive the model is more or less how the person is at the time.  After death they bring out the old moulds so you see Churchill in his heyday during the Second World War.   Some of Madam Tussauds are pretty life like..e.g Blair but others are not so good.  I haven't been for years.

There is also..

http://www.louistussaudswaxworks.co.uk/index.html


 


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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #54 on: 19/09/2008 21:26:41 »
Thanks for the links! I will check them out and tomorrow or later tonight.
« Last Edit: 21/09/2008 23:56:04 by Karen W. »
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #55 on: 19/09/2008 22:02:41 »
Karen here is the London link for Madame Tussauds, but it's an international company now apart from Australia. oh

http://www.madametussauds.com/London/
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #56 on: 20/09/2008 02:17:11 »
There's a Mme Tussauds in Las Vegas...



http://www.mtvegas.com/cameron-diaz.html

Being Las Vegas, they've got a fat version of Elvis (mid 1970s)...
http://www.mtvegas.com/elvis.html
« Last Edit: 20/09/2008 02:20:30 by RD »
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #57 on: 21/09/2008 19:54:05 »
.I wanted to apologize for posting these piccy's..I was excited to go see them when I went to the Hospital...I have really never traveled pe say and really had no idea how boring they would be to oters as well as big and space hogging..
I won't be posting anymore pictures here.... and Apologize for the posting so many that you all have obviously already seen elsewhere.. I was just in awe of how life like some of the characters were. please accept my apologies for posting them and sending them..here.
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #58 on: 21/09/2008 20:37:17 »
There's a Mme Tussauds in Las Vegas...



http://www.mtvegas.com/cameron-diaz.html

Being Las Vegas, they've got a fat version of Elvis (mid 1970s)...
http://www.mtvegas.com/elvis.html

RD that looks like a maturer version of Twiggy aka Leslie nee Hornby now Lawson
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #59 on: 21/09/2008 21:08:34 »
I thought the Vegas version of Cameron Diaz was very realistic.

I think the female movie-star waxworks look more like "the real thing" because they both have painted faces,
 (i.e. male movie-stars wear less make up than their females counterparts.)
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #60 on: 21/09/2008 21:15:37 »
There's a Mme Tussauds in Las Vegas...



http://www.mtvegas.com/cameron-diaz.html

Being Las Vegas, they've got a fat version of Elvis (mid 1970s)...
http://www.mtvegas.com/elvis.html

RD that looks like a maturer version of Twiggy aka Leslie nee Hornby now Lawson
Gosh you are right. I thought I'd seen her before and not being a Diaz fan... well yes Twiggy, tis HER in all her waxen glory.
 

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Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #61 on: 24/09/2008 12:16:11 »
Eeeee gads, you're right, Twiggy.

She still looks good today.
 

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Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #62 on: 07/02/2009 06:01:34 »
I've been to the wax museum in San Francisco. It's awesome and these pictures display it well. I consider it nicer than the LA one. Great pictures by the way!

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Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #63 on: 07/02/2009 06:23:00 »
Thanks for the very nice comments and It was a great visit some good work done there!
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #64 on: 01/03/2013 14:53:22 »
No, the image below is not the contents of Jeffrey Dahmer's freezer ...


http://uk.news.yahoo.com/britain-s-worst-waxworks-could-be-yours--if-you-can-work-out-who-they-are--172746454.html

Is that Jimmy Edwards with the Gray "friendly mutton chops" ? , or it is Captain Birdseye  :)

Pele* apparently has been stored too close to a radiator. :)

[ * allegedly. Looks more like Muhammad Ali to me]
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #65 on: 02/03/2013 12:26:38 »
I think it is Whacko himself. It's actually not a bad likeness, from what can be seen. But Ken Dodd is only given away by the hair, his teeth need some attention, to say the least.

The only other one I can make out is Telly (Who luv's ya baby) and maybe that's Sid James or Frank Bough on the far left.

If that's supposed to be Steve McQueen to Ked Dodd's right, I'm not surprised he died, he looks dreadfully ill there.
 

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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
« Reply #66 on: 02/03/2013 15:09:36 »
If that's supposed to be Steve McQueen to Ked Dodd's right, I'm not surprised he died, he looks dreadfully ill there.

I had your Steve McQueen down as Jack Nicolson, (but neither have a cleft / dimpled chin like waxwork #3). I don't think Steve / Jack is supposed to be that colour, looks like he's bloomed like a chocolate bar that's past it's best-before date.   



These are only guesses ...

1. Kojak (Telly Savalas)
2. Doddy
3. Jack Nicolson-ish / Jimmy Greaves (in 1960s)
4. Ali / Pele
5. Prince Charles
6. George Best (deffo)
7. Cliff Richard / A young Prince Andrew
8. Silvio Berlosconi’s implanted hairline  :¬)
9. Sid James / Yitzhak Rabin (in the 1970's)
10. Jimmy Edwards
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Re: Have you ever been to the wax Museum In San Francisco?
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