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(Short) (producer - as Raymond Harryhausen)
In 1963 the animation process he used for The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
(1960) was used in the pilot for a proposed adventure series titled "Gulliver".
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Raymond Harryhausen | Jerome Wray
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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(1933) haunted me for years, I came out of the theatre in another world. I'd never see anything like that before in my life. I didn't know how it was done and that was half the charm. I didn't just say "Eureka, I've found what I want to do", that came over a period of time. But I'd done a few dioramas in clay of the La Brea tar pits and I saw in "King Kong" how you could make them move....
He developed the technique of rear and front projecting footage one frame at time while animating to do stop-motion on a budget. This technique which he named Dynamation is still used by stop-motion animators today.
Famous for his imaginative stop-motion special effects which are showcased in fantasy films depicting Greek Mythological and Arabian Nights stories.