3/4 head life mask of Peter Cushing. This casting was originally
ordered by The Haunted Studios in 1999 to be given away to guests
at a Halloween party in Burbank California that never took place.
Just 100 of these fantastic head casts were made, then the mold
was destroyed. These casts have sat forgotten for many years,
and were just 'rediscovered' when Studio 303 was moving to a
The original 3/4 Life Mask from which these casts were made
was acquired from a private collector in New York City. That
collector referred to this life mask as The Star Wars Cast.
This is the most complete life mask of Peter Cushing known to
exist. As you can see from the photo, this is a highly detailed
life mask showing every aspect of the actor's face and neck,
to just behind the ears.
The life mask is life size, cast in UltraStone, with a ring
on the back to hang on the wall. It has a "Antique Gold
and Bronze" finish that shows the finest details. A Certificate
of Authenticity from its maker, Studio 303 was included. More
than just painted, the mask was hand finished by a retired Hollywood
film studio prop builder. The mask was sealed, painted with
four metallic colors to bring out the detail, then sealed again.