Author Dalton's Book
Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life
Ray Harryhausen was born in Los Angeles, surrounded by the trappings and allure of Hollywood. It was no wonder that he was drawn to moviemaking, specifically the special effects aspect of it. From his father's basement, Harryhausen fashioned many intricate clay figures, animating them, and eventually plying his trade as an apprentice under the guidance of Willis O'Brien, legendary effects man behind the classic "King Kong", as well as working for George...