Original production made prototype dagger created for the Tim Burton's 1999 fantasy horror Sleepy Hollow.
Daggers of this design were made for the Headless Horseman played by the actor Christopher Walken, however, these daggers ultimately were never used on-screen.
It has been made from resin and is painted gunmetal grey to give the appearance of metal.
It has a twisted handle that features a face on the hilt, with the same head detailing that is seen on the back of the Headless Horseman's boot spurs.
This piece remains in good, production-made condition, with additional wear from age and use, including a crack line across the blade.
Dagger measures approximately 12" x 2.25" x 1.5"
Sleepy Hollow is a 1999 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Tim Burton. It is a film adaptation loosely based on Washington Irving's 1820 short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", and stars Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci, with Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, and Jeffrey Jones in supporting roles. The plot follows police constable Ichabod Crane (Depp) sent from New York City to investigate a series of murders in the village of Sleepy Hollow by a mysterious Headless Horseman.
The film had its world premiere at Mann's Chinese Theatre on November 17, 1999 and was released in the United States on November 19, 1999, by Paramount Pictures. It received generally positive reviews from critics, with many praising the performances, direction, screenplay and musical score, as well as its dark humor, visual effects and atmosphere. It grossed approximately $207 million worldwide. Sleepy Hollow won the Academy Award for Best Art Direction.
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Sleepy Hollow (1999) Headless Horseman's (Christopher Walken) Prototype Dagger
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