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Pingu's 'The Thing': Lee Hardcastle's 60-Second Claymation Version Of The Horror Film (VIDEO)


First Posted: 01/04/12 08:31 AM ET Updated: 01/04/12 08:34 AM ET

For those who have seen British children's television series "Pingu,"you'll never look at those clay penguins the same way again after this. Animator Lee Hardcastle puts poor Pingu in the 1982 horror film, "The Thing" for a 60-second, claymation retelling of John Carpenter's body-snatching aliens. We're never trusting a clay penguin again after this. Check out how it was made here and Hardcastle's storyboards here. And if you really like having your childhood memories destroyed, go here for an extended cut.

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(via Dangerous Minds)

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