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Harryhausen, Ray

Works: 159 works in 419 publications in 5 languages and 10,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Picture books  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Actor, Interviewee, Recording engineer, Director, Illustrator, Performer, Creator, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ray Harryhausen
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Most widely held works by Ray Harryhausen
Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis( Visual )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
The 7th voyage of Sinbad by Nathan Juran( Visual )
18 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It's an incredible cinematic adventure as the legendary Sinbad sets off on a dangerous journey to the mysterious Island of Colossus. His quest is to break the spell cast over his beloved princess by a diabolical magician. But before he can save her, Sinbad must battle an awesome collection of mythical monsters - the man-eating Cyclops, a saber-wielding skeleton, a ferocious two-headed bird called the Roc and a fire-breathing dragon."--Container
Jules Verne's Mysterious island ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escapees from a Confederate prison camp seize a balloon which is wrecked on a Pacific island, where Captain Nemo of the submarine Nautilus attempts to rescue them from the dangers of the island
Earth vs. the flying saucers ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, whose task it is to send experimental rockets into the upper atmosphere. Unfortunately, all the rockets are somehow disappearing. During the final rocket launching, a flying saucer lands and the military fires upon the aliens, triggering the destruction of the installation and a cryptic warning from the aliens. In response, Dr. Marvin and his colleagues develop an anti-magnetic beam weapon to disable the flying discs. The weapon and the mettle of the populace of Washington DC are soon put to the test when the flying saucers attack
The golden voyage of Sinbad by Gordon Hessler( Visual )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sinbad, Prince of Baghdad and legendary sailor, finds a strange map and sets sail for a previously uncharted island where he crosses swords with a great magician
20 million miles to earth ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American rocketship returns from a flight to Venus but crashes in Italy, leaving behind a cute little creature from Venus. Unfortunately, the little creature doesn't stay little for long and threatens to tear apart the Colosseum
Sinbad and the eye of the tiger ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sinbad battles a Minaton, a bronze colossus, a giant troglodyte and other assorted creatures in a quest designed to win the hand of a beautiful princess
It came from beneath the sea ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction thriller that pits man and woman against a giant octopus
H.G. Wells' First men in the moon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A team of United Nations astronauts finds evidence of an earlier moon mission. Back on earth, officials find an elderly man who claims that he, his fiancee, and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years before and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns
The 3 worlds of Gulliver by Jonathan Swift( Visual )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor sets sail for the East Indies but finds adventure, romance and danger in the infamous lands of the great and small
Jason and the Argonauts ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intrepid Jason leads the Argonauts on a quest for the fabled Golden Fleece during which he must brave all manner of dangers and face a host of terrifying foes - including the seven-headed Hydra, fighting skeletons, bloodthirsty Harpies and the invincible colossus, Talos
One million years B.C ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cave men battle a host of prehistoric creatures in this original dinosaur movie
A century of stop motion animation : from Méliès to Aardman by Ray Harryhausen( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history of this film genre, from its origins in feature animation in the 1890s through the present day, with insight on the techniques used throughout the years, developments in technology, stills, photos, sketches, storyboards, and more
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island, a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship who bought them to the island, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
Tribal warfare by Ricardo Delgado( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in French and English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wordless graphic novel
The valley of Gwangi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and French and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cowboy captures a prehistoric beast and hits on the idea of putting it on display at a traveling circus. The beast, however, has other ideas
She ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A group of explorers sets out on a dangerous mission in search of the legendary "flame of life," a mysterious force that bestows immortality. The perilous journey takes them north to the heart of a remote glacier, where they are captured by the beautiful She, an independent, powerful, and fearsome woman who rules a fantastic, subterranean kingdom"--Container
Ray Harryhausen ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Harryhausen took stop-motion animation to a new level and revolutionized the special effects industry. His work inspired directors like George Lucas and Peter Jackson is still influential. Includes some of his best work and behind the scenes footage
A century of model animation : from Méliès to Aardman by Ray Harryhausen( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The technique of stop-motion animation was the most important way of creating cinematic monsters and fantasy creatures before the advent of the computer. It will forever be associated with the names of Willis O'Brien, the creator of King Kong, and Ray Harryhausen, whose films thrilled a generation of post-World War 11 movie-goers. Moreover, model animation is still alive and flourishing, most notably in the work of director Tim Burton and Aardman Animation's Nick Park, creator of Wallace and Gromit." "In this book Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton trace the entire history of the genre, illustrating their narrative with stills from long-forgotten films, photographs showing the animators at work, artwork and storyboards and a host of memorabilia."--BOOK JACKET
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
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Alternative Names
Harryhausen, Raymond Frederick
Harryhausen, Raymond Frederick 1920-2013
Wray, Jerome
Wray, Jerome 1920-