animatronic

Señores y señoras…El Sr. Bones y los Gourditos!

Señores y señoras…El Sr. Bones y los Gourditos!

It looks like Mr. Bones does not actually have a singing part in this delightful orchestration of Danny Elfman’s “This is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas by YouTuber HalloweenJared. He just bobs his head and taps his foot. The anorexic front man for the Gourditos does, however, show off his famous vocal chops in their cover of Bobby Pickett’s “Monster Mash,” and also here in a smoking duet version of the elder Ross Bagdasarian’s “Witch Doctor.” There’s some how-to info here.

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Animatronic demon

Woody Cornett III built this impressive robot demon prop. Check out the complexity of the control wiring at 2:41. It starts to move around 3:28. More pics on this thread at HauntForum.com.

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Giant mechanical elephant

And you thought the Neverwas Haul was cool. Here’s a giant elephant vehicle/movingbuilding/animatronic thingy, from Nantes, France. Mechanical elephant in Nantes, France

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