17 wins & 6 nominations.
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"Film Fantasy Scrapbook".
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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 developed the technique of rear and front projecting footage one frame at a 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.
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