3 Ghouls from Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

Sep 29, 14 3 Ghouls from Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

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To me it is difficult to get enough Ray Harryhausen. These 3 ghouls from his film, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, appear early in the film and represent a frightening array of demons to battle. Each has his own weapon and are spawned from a firey pit. The build of each ghoul was relatively straightforward. Their eyes were painted...

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Dragon from 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

Jun 27, 14 Dragon from 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

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This dragon from the wonderful imagination of Ray Harryhausen is featured in the film, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. The dragon kept Sokura’s castle free from Cyclops attacks. Once set free the dragon and the two-horned Cyclops battle with the Dragon prevailing. The dragon is ultimately dispatched with a giant arrow. This piece...

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Cavorite Sphere from “First Men In The Moon” (1964)

Oct 23, 12 Cavorite Sphere from “First Men In The Moon” (1964)

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The Cavorite Sphere from “First Men in the Moon,” the 1964 film adaptation of H. G. Wells’ original 1901 novel detailing the first “moonshot.” Cavorite Sphere from First Men In The Moon (1964) Cavorite Sphere from First Men In The Moon (1964) Cavorite Sphere from First Men In The Moon (1964) From...

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Harryhausen Sextopus from “It Came From Beneath the Sea” (1955)

Oct 15, 12 Harryhausen Sextopus from “It Came From Beneath the Sea” (1955)

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This simple looking diorama of the Harryhausen “sextopus” attacking one of the spiers of the Golden Gate bridge belays the intricate building necessary to get all the pieces together. As Terry Webb, editor of Amazing Figure Modeler magazine, accurately said, the second from the left tentacle needed to be added last to...

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Tribute to Ray Harryhausen

Jan 08, 12 Tribute to Ray Harryhausen

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A tribute piece to Ray Harryhausen. I added a lot of extra goodies to this diorama to help make it more interesting. The bust in the front is of Harryhausen in later years – signed by the master himself. Kit Maker: X-O Facto Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray Harryhausen Tribute to Ray...

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The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

Dec 23, 58 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

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Sinbad from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. With his spear in hand Sinbad is ready to hurl it at the Cyclops. Kitmaker: Unknown From Wikipedia: It took Ray Harryhausen 11 months to complete the animation sequences for the film. Harryhausen gave the cyclops a horn, furry goat legs and cloven hooves, an idea based upon the concept of the...

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