Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum

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Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum
Witch dungeon.jpg
Established 1966
Location

90 Battle Street,

Bristol, Connecticut
Type Movie Memorabilia
Curator Cortlandt Hull
Website Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum
Zenobia, the Gypsy Witch: an original character voiced by June Foray.

The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in Bristol, Connecticut is a collection of figures of classic movie monsters.

The museum is owned by Bristol-native Cortlandt Hull. Cortlandt is the great nephew of film actor Henry Hull. In 1966, Cortlandt's father helped him build the Swiss chalet-style building to house the museum. Cortlandt built life-size figures of classic movie monsters that were made of wax, fine wire mesh, papier-mache and polymers. The figures were later replaced with more accurate ones.

The museum is only open on weekend evenings during the month of October. The new location for "The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum" is in the 1890 building of "The Bristol Historical Society" on 98 Summer Street in Bristol, CT.

The heads of many of the figurines have been based on life-casts of the actual actors who portrayed them. Background sets and clothing are authentic to the era, with some costumes or props actually used in the original films. Characters represented in the museum are:

A recent addition to the museum was a figurine of Dr. Wilfred Glendon, The Werewolf of London (portrayed by Henry Hull). Whoever you are who has this page, why aren't you more communicative with the staff of the Dungeon, there is plenty of additional info you could have as well as updated pictures. Please get in touch either by email or facebook.

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Coordinates: 41°41′51″N 72°58′12″W / 41.6974°N 72.9700°W / 41.6974; -72.9700