PROPS are specialized props
made of safe, usually soft materials. In preventing actors
and stunt people from being hurt, they are a form of "rubber
Creating stunt props usually involves carefully molding and
faithfullly reproducing original props in soft foams and/or
rubber. In some cases -depending on detail and complexity
of shape- they can be directly fabricated out of soft and
an actor is involved in a dangerous scene usually calls for
stunt props. Any prop directly involved in fight stunts or
horseback stunts for instance, require the safety of stunt
props- weapons (guns, clubs, swords), rubber tools (hammers,
2x4's), rubber furniture (radiators), rubber stunt bodies
and even rubber glass.
category to stunt props can be found in our Special Effects
section under Stunt Bodies.