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Response to lunatica (Reply #32)

Tue May 7, 2013, 11:45 PM

37. Those skeletons were goddam terrifying.

On par with the flying monkeys from the Wizard of Oz.

Slick, modern-day CGI just cannot produce the kind of terror in young kids that these masters of cinema were able to.

A friend of mine met Ray Harryhausen. He was charged with taking Ray to lunch prior to his giving a presentation at a fan convention. Not knowing where to take him--and not having a lot of cash on hand--my friend took him to a restaurant called PoFolks, which I guess is kind of like Cracker Barrel. My friend was mortified and embarrassed about having to go there , but Mr. Harryhausen didn't seem to mind, and he was a joyful, friendly delight the whole time. He was a great guy and very encouraging to my friend, who was an artist who also wanted to go into special effects.

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