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(Short) (producer - as Raymond Harryhausen)
Did the special effects for a pilot for a proposed adventure series to be called "Gulliver".
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Raymond Harryhausen | a Ray Harryhausen Presentation | 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.
He often talked to Bernard Herrmann
about doing a film in which Herrmann would have written pieces of music and Harryhausen would have designed animation sequences to go with them, a la Fantasia
Famous for his imaginative stop-motion special effects which are showcased in fantasy films depicting Greek Mythological and Arabian Nights stories.