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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)
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(1933) haunted me for years, I came out of the theatre in another world. I'd never seen 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 ...
His wife, Diana Livingstone Bruce, was a descendant of Scottish explorer David Livingstone. Of the marriage, Ray Bradbury
--a friend for more than 50 years--commented, "He found just the right woman at just the right time, and it worked out terrifically".
Famous for his imaginative stop-motion special effects which are showcased in fantasy films depicting Greek Mythological and Arabian Nights stories.