Friday, January 18, 2008

Dinosaurs by Ray Harryhausen and Willis O'Brien

When I was younger there was no greater point of fascination than dinosaurs. I drew them, read books, and watched movies about them. One of my favorite parts was from the film The Animal World. It was only years later I found out it was by Ray Harryhausen and Willis O'Brien , who made two of my favorite films, Golden Voyage of Sinbad and Mighty Joe Young (respectively). This segment, originally planned as a series of static toys, is among of the best of both stop motions gods. Let's see if they inspire the same enthusiasm in you.

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