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Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan - Preview & trailer

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

Preview by Jack Foley

THE remarkable career of the movie industry’s most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of Gilles Penso’s definitive documentary Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan.

The movie, featuring Harryhausen himself, as well as James Cameron, Terry Gilliam, John Landis, Nick Park, Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, Tim Burton, Joe Dante and Guillermo Del Toro, is released on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday, March 11, 2013 by Arrow Films.

Among Harryhausen’s most notable works are his animation on Mighty Joe Young (which won the Academy Award for special effects) (1949), The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (his first colour film), Jason & The Argonauts, featuring a famous sword fight against seven skeleton warriors, and Clash of the Titans, which brought the Medusa and the Kraken to terrifying life.

View photos from a Ray Harryhausen exhibition

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