Rip Mr. Harryhausen!

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agnesrob
Double Chili Cheeseburger
2013/05/07 21:16:35
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!
carolina bob
Filet Mignon
Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! 2013/05/08 00:34:03
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.
post edited by carolina bob - 2013/05/08 00:35:55
EdSails
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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! 2013/05/08 12:17:35
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.
rumaki
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Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! 2013/05/08 12:25:02
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.
CajunKing
Sirloin
Re:Rip Mr. Harryhausen! 2013/05/08 20:39:11
"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