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Bloody Hair Hunks! In FMoF? Obscure question...
« on: July 29, 2009, 10:39:47 PM »
Did that subject line get your attention?  Ok, this will probably sound very weird, but here goes.  I remember seeing a small ad, that I thought was in an issue of Famous Monsters Of Filmland, probably in the late 60's?  Anyway, the ad was for a novelty item called "Bloody Hair Hunks".  I know, it sounds almost made up.  The ad intrigued me and frankly, creeped me out a bit.  I don't recall any graphics, but I can still vividly remember this ad.  Now, it's been a looooonng time ago and I'm not positive it was in FMoF.  Might'ave been in CoF or For Monsters Only or some other monster mag.  I don't have many vintage magazines or I'm sure I would be racking my brain going through them all to prove I'm not crazy or imagining the whole deal.

Does any of this ring a bell?  Anybody?  Somebody?
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Re: Bloody Hair Hunks! In FMoF? Obscure question...
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2009, 11:20:46 PM »
George Stover made and sold the "Bloody Hair Hunks". Probably through  his fanzine BLACK ORACLE, though he may have taken out ads in other mags.
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2009, 11:21:50 PM »
I want to see a picture of this, either the ad or the actual item.
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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2009, 11:25:23 PM »
I want to see a picture of this, either the ad or the actual item.

I'll look through the Black Oracles and a couple other places and see if I can find an ad.
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Re: Bloody Hair Hunks! In FMoF? Obscure question...
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2009, 11:25:53 PM »
I want to see a picture of this, either the ad or the actual item.

No kidding, I want to see both. What a novel offering, 'bloody hair hunks'. Can't even imagine, unless it looks exactly as I'm imagining, in which case... yes I want to see both!

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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2009, 11:27:07 PM »
unless it looks exactly as I'm imagining

It does.
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2009, 11:52:38 PM »
Mike, as usual, you totally amaze me!  I'm not crazy after all.  I hope you can find the ad.  That would complete my BLOODY HAIR HUNKS journey!  Well almost...  I guess the next step would be to find the actual product!  Thanks!
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« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2009, 11:55:09 PM »
I'm not crazy after all.

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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2009, 12:00:04 AM »
I'm thankful for that...  even though I'll probably dream about giant bloody hair hunks tonight.
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« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2009, 03:34:10 AM »


Seems to me that Captain Company also offered rubber pieces of body (fingers, etc.) in tubes in very early FM's. But bloody hunks of hair? Ewwwwwwwwwwww................  :P

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« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2009, 06:53:18 AM »
I remember that Stover did an article for Cinemagic Magazine, showing how to make Bloody Hair Hunks...with color photos, I think?  They were clippings from old wigs, with one end dipped in latex and allowed to dry, and the latex "skin" dipped in red food coloring.  I do recall thinking that the article seemed bizarre!
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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2009, 09:39:05 AM »
I remember that Stover did an article for Cinemagic Magazine

Thanks for the tip! I hope that was the fanzine, 'cause I don't have any of the Starlog produced mags. If it is the SL, maybe somebody who has it will scan it?
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« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2009, 11:23:00 AM »
Here's a BHH ad from BLACK ORACLE. 3 hunks in a bag with a header card.

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Re: Bloody Hair Hunks! In FMoF? Obscure question...
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2009, 11:39:03 AM »
Here's a BHH ad from BLACK ORACLE. 3 hunks in a bag with a header card.




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Re: Bloody Hair Hunks! In FMoF? Obscure question...
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2009, 11:48:30 AM »
I bought one of these from a scalper once.