> Anglo.Saxon wrote:
>> May I ask the name of the character in the beaverskin top hat and black
>> circles around his eyes? A goofball around here has a fun TV show
>> 'Svenghoulie'and that's his makeup.
> That would be The Man in the Beaver Hat (aka The Hypnotist)
> as portrayed by Lon Chaney (Sr.) in London After Midnight.
> The low point in Gogos' life came courtesy
> the United States Postal Service and their
> 1997 Classic Movie Monster stamp set.
> Basil designed a few samples
> but the Postal Service didn't hire him.
> They hired Thomas Blackshear and then apparently gave
> Blackshear copies of Gogos' Famous Monster of Filmland
> covers and told him to copy the Gogos designs they had picked.
> Compare the Frankenstein Monster to the Gogos cover:
> Gogos was a master,
> check out this particularly hideous witch
> More Gogos images at
Thanks for this. And yes, that witch would shake the pants off any man!