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Ladies on the Black Lagoon

Few movie monsters are as instantly recognizable as Gill Man, the featured creature in The Creature from the Black Lagoon. But what do you know about the woman behind that iconic design?

Author Mallory O'Meara, artist and filmmaker Micheline Pitt and moderator Claire Dunlap on stage during the Fright Nights event

Few movie monsters are as instantly recognizable as Gill Man, the featured creature in The Creature from the Black Lagoon. But what do you know about the woman behind that iconic design? Tune in to this Valentine's Day discussion among these incredibly talented horror fiends. 

Moderator and producer of the Midsummer Scream Halloween and Horror Convention, Claire Dunlap leads this deep dive into the history and artistry behind the film's groundbreaking costuming. Join The Lady from the Black Lagoon author Mallory O'Meara along with artist and filmmaker Micheline Pitt as they get behind the masks and movie magic to explore the true history of the creature's iconic design and their shared love of classic horror. 

Mallory O'Meara, author of 'The Lady From the Black Lagoon'
Mallory O'Meara, author of 'The Lady From the Black Lagoon'
Allan Amato

 

 

 

Filmmaker and artist Micheline Pitt
Filmmaker and artist, Micheline Pitt