Death Masks: 2-Hour History Channel Special

by admin on November 30, 2009

Abraham Lincoln's Chin

Abraham Lincoln's Chin

From The History Channel:

“Faces…and facts…fleshed out from the grave. Unprecedented technology brings to life extraordinary mirror images and powerful last impressions of history’s most powerful men.

Every line, every wrinkle, every expression tells a story.

Forensic-science and anthropology experts have identified that history’s most relevant figures left behind highly-detailed casts of their faces, created at their moment of death, to preserve their souls and physical memory for eternity. Using advanced facial-reconstruction techniques and 3-D imprint detailing, these death masks render an exact replica of every feature, and an intimate look at how their characteristics affected their lives. Includes startling new insights into the persistent mysteries surrounding these historic icons like Julius Caesar, Abraham Lincoln, Napoleon and George Washington, and just may reveal some secrets these men preferred to conceal.”

Rating: TVPG

Produced By: Wild Dream Films (UK)

Written By: Susan H. Michaels (USA)

Running Time: 120 minutes

Watch Video’s HD Trailer HERE (HD – you can go FULL SCREEN…)

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Sophie Hoppe December 27, 2009 at 9:19 pm

I’m still creeped out when they blink. x]

janeann fessler March 22, 2010 at 8:03 pm

OMG this was so cool. Two hours well worth the watching. I am hoping that there will be more shows like this one. Surely there are many more death masks of famous people. Bravo History channel.

Barbara Wells April 10, 2011 at 9:09 pm

I didn’t see it & hope it is on again. Do you know when it will be replayed?

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