apes_ Rick Baker on set of Planet of the Apes
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Rick Baker is one of Tinseltown's most influential prop and special effects make up artists. Baker has designed for such cult movies as Planet of the Apes, Batman & Robin and The Gremlins.

The sale this month at Prop Store includes costumes from The GrinchGorillas in the Mist as well as pieces from Michael Jackson's Thriller music video.

Click on the lot to check out the auction.

img01med (10) A mechanical Grinch (Jim Carrey) test bust from Ron Howard’s family comedy How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

img01med (11) A pair of Michael Jackson hands from his 1998 film Moonwalker. The urethane hands were cast from Jackson’s own hands for the production. The hands can be seen just before Michael Jackson transforms into a robotic spaceship.

img01med (9) A chimpanzee armor set and chimp mask from Tim Burton’s sci-fi remake Planet of the Apes.

img01med (8) A standing worm guy puppet from Barry Sonnenfeld's Men in Black II.

img01med (7) A Daffy marionette Gremlin puppet from Joe Dante's horror comedy Gremlins 2: The New Batch.

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