Upper mold used to fit Michael Jackson with animal fangs for the award winning music video Thriller (Optimum Productions, 1983). Christie's inventory tag present. Thriller was directed by John Landis who was approached by Jackson to work on this video with him. Make-up and design effects were created by Rich Baker. Jackson went through lengthy make up sessions to transform himself into a frightening beast for the video.
PROVENANCE Lot 60, "Pop and Guitars," Christie's East, sale number 7695, April 25, 1995.