Monday, November 28, 2016


He keeps on caressing his scar
The creep's an obsessive-bizarre
He seeks human prey
(He's freakish that way),
And steeps heads of guests in a jar.

Leslie Banks and Fay Wray in The Most Dangerous Game (Irving Pichel, Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1932). The head is being marinated for mounting as a hunting trophy. During WW1, Banks sustained an actual facial scar, here covered by his beard.

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