London, South Kensington
17 December 2002
Flash Gordon, 1980
Two prop grotesque creatures modelled in the shape of eyeballs with bony tails, the creatures of foam-filled latex, one unfinished, the other with plastic vertebral protusions to the base and a metal spike to the end of the tail, both -- 10in. (25.4cm.) high -- made for the 1980 E.M.I. film Flash Gordon; accompanied by a letter concerning the provenance (3)
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See footnote to lot 214.
These eyeball creatures are seen in the film on Prince Barin's [Timothy Dalton] Forest Planet, Arboria, during the Young Treeman's initiation when he is forced to ...choose his passage...
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