7 ICONIC FILMS FROM THE SPECIAL EFFECTS MAESTRO!
The stop-motion animation by legendary special effects maestro Ray Harryhausen comprised some of the most visually stunning effects in film history. Collected here are seven of his most-loved films, displaying the talent and imagination responsible for changing the course of science fiction and fantasy films forever.
IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955)
Audio Commentary by Film Historians Randall Cook, Courtney Joyner and Stephen C. Smith. Featurettes; ‘The Making of The 3 Worlds of Gulliver’, ‘The Harryhausen Chronicles’, ‘This Is Dynamation!’ & the original theatrical trailer.
EARTH VS. THE FLYING SAUCERS (1956)
Audio Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, Visual Effects Artists Jeffrey Okun, Ken Ralston and Arnold Kunert. Featurettes; ‘Remembering Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers’, ‘The Hollywood Blacklist and Bernard Gordon’, ‘Original Screenplay Credits’, ‘Interview with Joan Taylor’ & ‘The Colorization Process’.
THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1957)
Audio commentary with Ray Harryhausen, visual effects experts Phil Tippet and Randall William Cook, author Steven Smith & Arnold Kuner. Featurettes; Remembering the 7th Voyage of Sinbad, The Harryhausen Legacy, The Music of Bernard Herrmann, Ray Harryhausen – Interviewed by John Landis, Sinbad May Have Been Bad, But He’s Been Good To Me music video. Vintage featurettes; A Look Behind the Voyage, This is Dynamation.
THE 3 WORLDS OF GULLIVER (1960)
Audio Commentary with Ray Harryhausen, Visual Effects Artists Randall William Cook and John Bruno and Arnold Kunert. Featurettes; ‘Remembering It Came from Beneath the Sea’, ‘Tim Burton Sits Down with Ray Harryhausen’ & ‘David Schecter on Film Music’s Unsung Hero’.
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (1963)
Audio commentary by director Peter Jackson, film historian Tony Dalton, and visual effects artist Randall William Cook. Featurettes; Original Skeleton Fight storyboards, ‘The Harryhausen Legacy’, Ray Harryhausen interviewed by director John Landis & ‘The Harryhausen Chronicles’ a 1hr documentary narrated by Leonard Nimoy.
THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD (1973)
Featurettes; ‘Mysterious Island’, ‘3 Worlds of Gulliver’, ‘Earth vs Flying Saucers’ and the original theatrical trailer.
SINBAD AND THE EYE OF THE TIGER (1977)
Featurette; ‘This is Dynamation’ & the original theatrical trailer.