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Randy Cook appointed as advisor to the Foundation

We are pleased to announce that special effects artist Randall William Cook has been appointed as an advisor to the Foundation. Randy first met with Ray Harryhausen in 1971, and the two became lifelong friends over the proceeding decades. He has contributed to a number of commentary recordings for DVD and Blu-Ray releases of Ray’s […]

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Harryhausen: The Lost Movies

Known for his iconic stop-motion creatures, Ray Harryhausen was at the forefront of Hollywood special effects for much of the 20th century. His films include One Million Years B.C., Clash of the Titans and Jason and the Argonauts, among others. But for every film that reaches the big screen, half a dozen projects are never […]

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‘The 7th Voyage of Sinbad’- prints available on ArtUK

Purchase high quality prints of Ray Harryhausen’s original key drawings for ‘The 7th Voyage of Sinbad‘ from Art UK. One of the most important fantasy films of all time, ‘The 7th Voyage of Sinbad‘ features some of legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen’s most iconic creations. These key drawings show Ray’s original concepts for the 1958 […]

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Special Annnouncement: Force of the Trojans

The foundation established by legendary special effects visionary Ray Harryhausen is pleased to announce a joint effort with Morningside Productions, the company of late film producer Charles Schneer. Discovery of new materials in the vast archives of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation will be the basis of a spectacularly new and original theatrical motion […]

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‘First Men in the Moon’ screening with ‘Harryhausen- The Poster Art’ signing in London, 8th September

Celebrate with a book signing by author Richard Holliss at Forbidden Planet London Megastore, followed by a screening of 1964 classic ‘First Men in the Moon‘ at the Regent Street Cinema, with introduction from Foundation trustee John Walsh: The signing begins at 12:30pm on September 8th, with the movie starting at 3pm. Film tickets available […]

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‘Harryhausen- The Movie Posters’ event at BFI.

Join us for a celebration of Ray Harryhausen’s legacy at 3pm on Sunday August 26th! In this special presentation, author Richard Holliss will deliver an illustrated talk showcasing some of the amazing poster art for Ray Harryhausen’s beloved movies that he collected for his new book. And as an added bonus, there will be a […]

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Ray Harryhausen Exhibition, Edinburgh 2020

We are delighted to announce that the largest and widest ranging exhibition of Ray Harryhausen’s work ever seen will take place at the National Galleries of Scotland, Summer 2020. The Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art will host a celebration of Ray’s life and creations to mark the centenary of this legendary filmmaker and artist. […]

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