Ray Harryhausen, Master Of Stop-Motion Animation, Dies at 92 (via NPR, illustration by KriegDerSterne77)
“Ray Harryhausen, who brought sword-fighting skeletons to the 1963 movie Jason and the Argonauts and was known as the master of stop-motion animation for his work on that and other films such as Clash of the Titans and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, has died.
The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation says on its Facebook page that he passed away Tuesday in London. Harryhausen, who was a producer and director as well as a model animator, was 92.”
“A lot of people thought my work was very tedious, and it can be if you look at it from that point of view, but I never looked upon it as tedious.” — Ray Harryhausen
…… sorry, I think I’m just going to it here and weep uncontrollably now…….