Stop motion film fans have lost a major figure with the passing of Ray Harryhausen. Inspired by the original ‘King Kong’, Harryhausen devoted himself to making the incredible come to life, one frame at a time. The Visual Arts Library has an extensive collection of films featuring Harryhausen’s work, both for other directors and his solo pieces, as well as his memoirs and history of Stop Motion.
In the library:
Ray Harryhausen : an animated life / Ray Harryhausen & Tony Dalton / NC1766.U52 H374 2004
A century of stop motion animation : from Méliès to Aardman / Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton – TR897.5 .H37 2008
Clash of the Titans / produced by Charles H. Schneer and Ray Harryhausen – V-F D398 Cla DVD
Mysterious island / visual effects created by Ray Harryhausen – V-F H3765 Mys DVD
It came from beneath the sea / technical effects by Ray Harryhausen – V-F G736 It DVD
Ray Harryhausen. The early years collection / V-AN H367 Ray DVD