The Regan MacNeil Mechanical Puppet from the 1973 film, The Exorcist, was created by prosthetic makeup designer Dick Smith and mechanical effects designer Marcel Vercoutere. The single most shocking image in the film occurs when Regan's head spins entirely around, causing much controversy.
Misses Fannie Mills (August 30, 1860 or 1859 - 1899), AKA "The Ohio Big Foot Girl," she had a disease called Milroy Disease which caused for legs and feet to become gigantic. She was born in Sussex, England and had two sisters. Both other sisters were born normally. She was married to William Brown in 1886. William was born in 1834 and died in 1904. Fannie was only 39 when she died. She had a baby in August of 1887, but it died. Fannie's feet got to be 17 inches long, until she died in 1899.
The "lovely" Primwaddle Twins, Mort and Harvey, circa 1929. Their mother, Discordia's husband left after seeing the homely pair. Embittered to men, left alone to raise boys, she insisted they were girls, and got away with it home-schooling them for 17 years; until Mort learned otherwise. The teenagers murdered her in her sleep, strangled in chiffon, here eyes gouged out and replaced with doll eyes.
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