By Susan King
What's your favorite animated movie? Chances are, the team behind it was influenced by stop-motion and visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen, with maybe a dash of Looney Tunes titan Chuck Jones thrown in ...
... A veritable one-man shop, Harryhausen, the stop-motion animator of such classics as 1955's "It Came From Beneath the Sea," 1958's "The 7th Voyage of Sinbad," 1963's "Jason and the Argonauts" and 1981's "Clash of the Titans," created Dynamation — a technique that allowed models to be integrated into live-action film footage. Continue reading this story.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: Ray Harryhausen
Hollywood Walk of Fame: Chuck Jones
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Photo: Ray Harryhausen with his Medusa model from 1981's "Clash of the Titans."