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28th Jun '16 10:10:39 AM Sharlee
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* There's one on the middle of the playfield for {{Atari}}'s ''Pinball/MiddleEarth'' pinball, right next to the ''TyrannosaurusRex''.
* The "Pangea" table in ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'' prominently features a dinosaur that resembles an oversized alligator more than anything else.


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[[folder: Pinballs]]
* There's one on the middle of the playfield for {{Atari}}'s ''Pinball/MiddleEarth'' pinball, right next to the ''TyrannosaurusRex''.
* The "Pangea" table in ''VideoGame/EpicPinball'' prominently features a dinosaur that resembles an oversized alligator more than anything else.
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16th Jun '16 8:27:35 AM ImpudentInfidel
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[[folder: Mythology]]
* Medieval and Renaissance depictions of Myth/SaintGeorge fighting the dragon frequently draw the dragon as a [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rogier_van_der_Weyden_-_Saint_George_and_the_Dragon.jpg large monitor lizard with wings]].
3rd Jun '16 3:51:22 PM AnoneMouseJr.
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* ''Film/{{Film/One Million Years BC}}', the Harryhausen remake, generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.

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* ''Film/{{Film/One Million Years BC}}', BC}}'', the Harryhausen remake, generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.
23rd May '16 8:24:58 AM CaptainCrawdad
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** Pandas also got this treatment; until one was brought back to Europe alive, they were believed to be the work of a joking taxidermist.

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** * Pandas also got this treatment; until one was brought back to Europe alive, they were believed to be the work of a joking taxidermist.
23rd May '16 8:24:15 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* The TropeNamer example (albeit by fans of the film), and the one where most of this footage comes from is ''One Million BC'' with Victor Mature and Carole Landis (remade by Ray Harryhausen and Charles Shneer as ''Film/{{Film/One Million Years BC}}'' featuring [[NubileSavage Raquel Welch]]). This film had a plethora of animals in makeup and/or visually enlarged to make them look monstrous. The image above is from this movie. Other examples from this film include an Elephant in fur as a Woolly Mammoth, a pig with glued on horns and a tail as a ''Triceratops'', Alligator with a Glued on Fin (enlarged), various enlarged lizards (monitors, iguana, skinks) as Dinosaurs, a snake and enlarged Coati (the coati eats the snake on screen) and an (enlarged) armadillo with rubber horns. It also featured a [[PeopleInRubberSuits Rubber Suit T-Rex]] which was NOT enlarged in any way. Yeah, it's SoBadItsGood.
** The Harryhausen movie generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.
* The FX from this film got reused from the 1940s through the 1960s in such [[SarcasmMode well known]] films as: ''Tarzan's Desert Mystery'', ''Two Lost Worlds'', ''The Lost Volcano'', the American version of ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain'', ''Jungle Manhunt'', ''Untamed Women'', ''Film/RobotMonster'', ''Film/KingDinosaur'', ''Film/TeenageCaveman'', ''Valley of the Dragons'', ''Journey to the Center of Time'', ''Horror of the Blood Monsters'' (the stock footage was tinted in color for this film), and the Mexican films ''Island of the Dinosaurs'' (''La Isla De Los Dinosaurios'') and ''Adventure at the Center of the Earth'' (''Aventura al Centro de la Tierra''). If you've seen much ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'', you've probably seen the footage in question a few times.

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* The TropeNamer example (albeit by fans of the film), and the one where most of this footage comes from is ''One Million BC'' with Victor Mature and Carole Landis (remade by Ray Harryhausen and Charles Shneer as ''Film/{{Film/One Million Years BC}}'' featuring [[NubileSavage Raquel Welch]]).Landis. This film had a plethora of animals in makeup and/or visually enlarged to make them look monstrous. The image above is from this movie. Other examples from this film include an Elephant in fur as a Woolly Mammoth, a pig with glued on horns and a tail as a ''Triceratops'', Alligator with a Glued on Fin (enlarged), various enlarged lizards (monitors, iguana, skinks) as Dinosaurs, a snake and enlarged Coati (the coati eats the snake on screen) and an (enlarged) armadillo with rubber horns. It also featured a [[PeopleInRubberSuits Rubber Suit T-Rex]] which was NOT enlarged in any way. Yeah, it's SoBadItsGood.
** The * ''Film/{{Film/One Million Years BC}}', the Harryhausen movie remake, generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.
* The FX from this film got reused from the 1940s through the 1960s in such [[SarcasmMode well known]] films as: ''Tarzan's Desert Mystery'', ''Two Lost Worlds'', ''The Lost Volcano'', the American version of ''Film/GodzillaRaidsAgain'', ''Jungle Manhunt'', ''Untamed Women'', ''Film/RobotMonster'', ''Film/KingDinosaur'', ''Film/TeenageCaveman'', ''Valley of the Dragons'', ''Journey to the Center of Time'', ''Horror of the Blood Monsters'' (the stock footage was tinted in color for this film), and the Mexican films ''Island of the Dinosaurs'' (''La Isla De Los Dinosaurios'') and ''Adventure at the Center of the Earth'' (''Aventura al Centro de la Tierra''). If you've seen much ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'', you've probably seen the footage in question a few times.



* ''Film/{{Nosferatu}}'' used a striped hyena to pose as a werewolf. One can't help but wonder if using a dog was rejected for being too unrealistic.

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* ''Film/{{Nosferatu}}'' used a striped hyena to pose as a werewolf. One can't help werewolf, which is pretty clever given that it's dog-like but wonder if using a dog was rejected for being too unrealistic.also alien to viewers in the 1920s.
15th Apr '16 12:02:30 PM Snicka
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* A fairly recent and surprisingly convincing example are the aurochs from ''Film/BeastsOfTheSouthernWild'', which are actual pigs wearing a makeup of fur and horns (nevermind the fact that the aurochs in RealLife were prehistoric cattle rather than pig-monsters).
5th Mar '16 7:30:09 AM Kalmbach
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** Pandas also got this treatment; until one was brought back to Europe alive, they were believed to be the work of a joking taxidermist.
1st Jan '16 10:36:16 AM Sharlee
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* In the 1959 film ''Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', optically enlarged lizards with fins glued to their backs play dimetrodons, a synapsid that actually looks... ''sort of'' like a lizard with a fin on its back (though the ones in the film are somewhat larger than their real-life counterparts). They don't actually look too bad. Although, this is later played again with an even bigger monitor lizard in the ruins of Atlantis which they didn't even try to pass off as anything unique.

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* In the 1959 film ''Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', optically enlarged lizards with fins glued to their backs play dimetrodons, a synapsid that actually looks... ''sort of'' like a lizard with a fin on its back (though the ones in the film are somewhat larger than their real-life counterparts). They don't actually look too bad. Although, this is later played again with an even bigger monitor lizard in the ruins of Atlantis which they didn't even try to pass off as anything unique. Technically also applicable for Gertrude, who was originally slated to be an Icelandic eider duck, but was played by a white domestic duck in makeup because the trainer couldn't get a real eider through customs in the time available.
24th Sep '15 10:32:55 PM jedidarrick
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** The Harryhausen movie generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.



* The Harryhausen movie generally avoided this (favoring stop-motion instead), although a real lizard and spider were thrown in around the beginning to liven things up (and as an homage to the original film which did employ it). A few critics complained that the ''Archelon'' scene used a real turtle, but it didn't; Harryhausen just made a really good model.
19th Sep '15 6:43:46 AM Prfnoff
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* The low-budget Canadian ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' [[FollowTheLeader wannabe]], ''The Adventures of Sinbad'', used superimposed crows and iguanas as giant monsters for its first season.

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* The low-budget Canadian ''Series/HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys'' [[FollowTheLeader wannabe]], ''The Adventures of Sinbad'', ''Series/TheAdventuresOfSinbad'', used superimposed crows and iguanas as giant monsters for its first season.
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