Original 1979 ALIEN SUIT!!

Check this out–the original suit  of the Alien in the movie of the same name was once up for sale.

 

Of interesting note to puppeteers:

 

A system of hinges and cables was used to operate the creature’s rigid tongue, which protruded from the main mouth and had a second mouth at the tip of it with its own set of movable teeth.The final head had about nine hundred moving parts and points of articulation. Part of a human skull was used as the “face”, and was hidden under the smooth, translucent cover of the head.

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