Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Bronner's Halloween section


photos by Mark M. Hancock / &copy NewsEagles

An entire scene of Halloween decorations appears in the midst of the massive Bronner's Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Mich. on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.


A farmer prepares to slaughter animals near a barn in the "An Ax To Grind" Halloween Village decoration at Bronner's.



Mechanical witches fly on brooms around a Jack-O-Lantern water tower in a Halloween display at Bronner's.


A threadbare skeleton waits on a train outside the "Rickety Railroad Station" 10th Anniversary Piece in the Halloween Village at Bronner's.


A worker moves buckets of toxic food as "Time To Feed The Monsters" outside "The Candy Cauldron" in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.



Owls fly from the "Screech Owl Farm" in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.


Terrified children figurines try to find their way around the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.


"Grimsly Manor" sits atop a hill in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.



The "Skeleton Crew" fishes in a pond of toxic sludge in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.



New arrivals are always dropping into the toxic pond in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.



The tiniest of details are represented and feature mechanical motion and electrical lighting in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.


In the carnival area, a skeleton and its friends take a spin on a mechanical swing ride in the Halloween Village display at Bronner's.


Not all is macabre in the Halloween Village display as a mechanical Keystone cop chases an escaped convict around a family bobbing for apples at Bronner's in Frankenmuth, Mich.

Please see Fayrouz's photos throughout the entire store.


3 comments:

llibka said...

Mark,
You did a great job capturing the detail Department 56 puts into its village pieces and accessories.
Thanks,
Lori Libka
Bronner's communications assistant

jessica said...

This is a good photo display, but can anyone tell me why this display was created?

Mark M. Hancock said...

Hi Jessica,
They sell the display items. You can order the pieces online. Just search for their name.