Ray Harryhausen - Master of the Majicks Vol. 2: The American Films, Volume 2

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Ray Harryhausen - Majicks, Sep 14, 2008 - Animation (Cinematography) - 370 pages
A 3-volume definitive career/biography of stop motion animator/visual effects creator Ray Harryhausen, written over a period of 10 years with Harryhausen's cooperation. This edition, Vol. 2, features interviews with Ray and his colleagues, and is profusely illustrated with hundreds of rare images (many never previously published). In-depth chapters cover Mighty Joe Young, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, It Came From Beneath the Sea, The Animal World, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, 20 Million Miles to Earth and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Supplemental material includes advertising art & posters from different countries, Filmographies of key cast and crew, Glossary of technical terminology, Ray Harryhausen "Timeline," trivia and obscure facts and figures related to Ray's films, and a section on Harryhausen collectibles.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Dedication Acknowledgments
13
No Wind Ever Made a Sound Like That
67
Two Billion Years in the Making 169
186
The Planet Venus ?
195
From the Land Beyond Beyond 231
276
Story Synopses
295
CastCredits
301
The Music
319
What the Critics Say
325
Ray Harryhausen
337
Technical Glossary
353
Index
368
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About the author (2008)

Mike Hankin was born in Surrey, England in 1949. Since being bitten by the model animation bug in 1962 he has written numerous articles on the subject for both amateur and professional magazines, including Classic Images, Film Collecting, and Starburst. He authored the booklet and conducted the interview with Ray Harryhausen that accompanied the British laserdisc of Jason and the Argonauts, and lectured on the career of King Kong creator Willis O’Brien at the Museum of the Moving Image in London. He still lives in Surrey with his wife and two sons and currently works for The Surrey Mirror newspaper in Reigate. He is working on his second book, a definitive history of filmmaker George Pal’s Puppetoons.

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