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)
Did You Know?
There's a strange quality in stop-motion photography, like in King Kong
(1933), that adds to the fantasy. If you make things too real, sometimes you bring it down to the mundane.
Another unmade project of his was "Elementals", about a colony of humanoid bat-creatures which attack Paris. All that remains of the project is several conceptual drawings and some test footage of one of the creatures snatching up and carrying off a hapless victim (played by Harryhausen himself).
Famous for his imaginative stop-motion special effects which are showcased in fantasy films depicting Greek Mythological and Arabian Nights stories.