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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?
The problem was that Mighty Joe Young
(1949) was seen as expensive by the studios. A lot of them got frightened, so I had to go to the other extreme and prove that you could do it on a budget. As a result, I'm afraid, I got stuck in the low-budget productions, which could be very frustrating but seem to be coming to the fore now as classics.
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.
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