Ray Harryhausen – Stop Motion Force of Nature – RIP

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

Sinbad and the eye of the tiger / special visual effects, Ray Harryhausen – V-F W363 Sin DVD
The 7th voyage of Sinbad / special visual effects created by Ray Harryhausen – V-F J87 Sev DVD

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

One million years B.C. – V-F C423 One DVD
Jason and the Argonauts – V-F C423 Jas DVD
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy – V-F K673 Thi DVD


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