Rip Mr. Harryhausen!

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agnesrob
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Rip Mr. Harryhausen! - Tue, 05/7/13 9:16 PM
http://dailyfreeman.com/articles/2013/05/07/entertainment/doc51895335d8a85502635374.txt
Watching the movies he worked on were such a part of my childhood!! When I see that one is on I can't resist watching! RIP Ray!
And thanks for so many years of enjoyment!

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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! - Wed, 05/8/13 12:34 AM
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Harryhausen at a promotional event for the first version of CLASH OF THE TITANS ( his final film ) back in '81 and, as a lifelong lover of monster movies, it was one of the biggest thrills of my life. RIP to one of the greatest artists in motion picture history.
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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! - Wed, 05/8/13 12:17 PM
He took the movie special effects from something that was laughable at to something that really could look possible an in the right context, horrify people. RIP, Mr. Harryhausen.

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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! - Wed, 05/8/13 12:25 PM
I am a huge fan of stop action -- I love Aardman/Nick Park/Wallace & Gromit.
 
I remember being mesmerized by "The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad" at a Saturday matinee when I was a kid.
 
Harryhausen was a master.

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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! - Wed, 05/8/13 8:39 PM
"Without him there would be no '"Star Wars" was a recent quote from George Lucas.  Harryhausen was a genius, even Tim Burton has creditied him as an inspiration