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See some of the high voltage special effects devices sparking and throwing spectacular electrical bolts just as they did on the set when originally filmed. See the “Nebularium” as seen in the 1931 film Frankenstein, The Mask of Fu Manchu and Bride of Frankenstein. The “Cosmic Ray Diffuser” featured in Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein and The Vanishing Shadow. The 75,000 volt
“Lightning Screen” as seen in Frankenstein, Dracula vs. Frankenstein and The Munster’s TV show. See the “Digital Disputer” featured in Dracula vs. Frankenstein 1971 and Young Frankenstein. As well as a 6′ Jacob’s Ladder and 3′ electrical arcs from a 250,000 volt Tesla Coil, one of Nikola Tesla’s greatest inventions.
Arcs and Sparks: High Voltage Special Effects from Dr. Frankenstein’s Laboratory By John Grzywacz
BIO: “Grizzy”, as he likes to be called, has been recognized by OSHA’s National Office in Washington D.C. as both a National Electrical Code (NEC®) historian as well as “the best electrical safety trainer in the country!” Certainly at the very least Grizzy has been OSHA’s electrical safety “go-to guy” and has been instrumental in shaping and interpreting OSHA policy and regulations for several decades.
Grizzy has trained OSHA compliance officers, appeared as OSHA’s electrical expert, and guided literally hundreds and hundreds of electrical fatality investigations. Grizzy continues to train OSHA compliance officers and personnel coast to coast, as well as still providing investigative assistance to the Agency on fatality investigations and significant cases. His electrical expertise has not only shaped OSHA policy but also the OSHA Electrical Standards. Grizzy is currently a member of the ASTM F-18 Committee which writes the “Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers” standards.
In addition to being a professional speaker and nationally recognized seminar leader with over 40,000 hours of platform experience, Grizzy has numerous published works in video and print which have assisted safety professionals and helped workers for decades.
Recognized nationally as preeminent in regulatory electrical safety training, private corporations and agencies outside of OSHA are now obtaining the same training that the OSHA inspectors obtain form Grizzy, as well as insight into navigating the complex regulatory requirements.
Recently Grizzy has been presenting and lecturing on various aspects of some of the rare and unique electrical artifacts and high voltage apparatus which he has been collecting for decades, some of which date back prior to the turn of the 20th Century.