Before you could create entire worlds and populate them with people and creatures while never leaving your desk.
Before today’s technological tools that are readily available to storytellers.
There was Ray Harryhausen.
He passed away today at the age of 93.
Interview with Ray in 1974 … How it was done.
Overview of Ray’s Creations …
Resources about Harryhausen:
Hollywood Reporter “Visual Effects Pioneer Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92”
NPR “Ray Harryhausen, Master of Stop-Motion Animation, Dies” You will find a short audio piece they did with Harryhausen on June 13, 2004.