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‘Jason and the Argonauts’ UK screenings, Summer 2018

June 2018 will see a number of screenings of ‘Jason and the Argonauts’, celebrating this beloved film’s 55th anniversary. 17th June, St Andrew’s Square, Edinburgh: Free outdoor screening of ‘Jason and the Argonauts’ on June 17th, as part of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival’s ‘Film Fest in the City’. Preceded by a special introduction […]

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Ray Harryhausen- Rondo Awards nominations 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in three categories for this year’s Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards! BEST LIVE EVENT: Mythical Menagerie is exhibited at Science Museum Oklahoma, first U.S. exhibit since his death in 2013. Daughter Vanessa among guests. BEST MULTI-MEDIA HORROR SITE: ‘The Ray Harryhausen Podcast‘ BEST INTERVIEW: ‘John […]

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Exhibition in London: ‘Dinosaurs, Harryhausen and Me’

EXHIBITION ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Dinosaurs, Harryhausen and Me‘ will see a celebration of the work of our official conservator, Alan Friswell. Hosted at the Valence House Museum in Dagenham, London, this unique exhibition will showcase some of the most famous models that Alan has restored for the Foundation, including models from ‘Jason and the Argonauts’, ‘Clash of […]

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‘Recapturing Mighty Joe Young’ at Aberystwyth University

From November 2017, Aberystwyth University will host a celebration of Mighty Joe Young, following the discovery of a unique treasure from the film’s production. As Ray Harryhausen’s first major film project, this 1949 classic saw him animate under the supervision of idol and mentor, Willis O’Brien. To mark the discovery of an incredible post-production scrapbook […]

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