Altered States – 1978-1979

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Created all special makeup effects

Starred Bill Hurt and Blair Brown, both great. This was a makeup landmark requiring full-body foam latex suits, the first since Creature of the Black Lagoon 24 years before. Dick and his crew had to figure out how to make and inject gallons of foam in huge 3-piece molds, etc. Then came the invention of sophisticated bladder effects and bizarre makeups.

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