those props that are critical to a scene and require holding
up under close scrutiny. This includes a wide range of items-
Oversize props; Weapons; Food (like hundreds of dead fish
for Godzilla); Logos, Signs, Titles and elements used within
them (like the Days of our Lives Hourglass); and basically
any other specialized props a script may call for. Hero props
are usually ordered in duplicate or triplicate, so backup
hero props are always be standing by should anything happen
to the originals.
require the creation of oversize hero props- enlarged for
gags (our Jack in the Box son's Football Helmet); storyline
(a giant Hallmark Teddy Bear); also for practical photography,
when high detail macro shots(a Titlest Golf Club) are needed.
Items that are reduced in scale usually fall into the Miniatures
category and can be found in that section. Other Hero props
can also be found in the Stunt Props and Statues sections.