Ray Harryhausen - Quotes

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I had to learn to do everything because I couldn't find another kindred soul. Now you see eighty people listed doing the same things I was doing by myself. ---->>>

I brought in the stories many times. I don't just do animation. ---->>>

I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction and photography when I was still in high school. ---->>>

I know pretty well in the broad sense what I'm going to do, because I have to know that when we shoot the live-action, so that it'll synchronize. Then I know pretty well when I get to the animation stage, what that scene requires. ---->>>

So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational. ---->>>

I prefer to work alone and do everything alone, even today. ---->>>

That's why I never became a director. I never had patience with people. ---->>>

I was never restricted. I was never told what to do. ---->>>

I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they're just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided. ---->>>

Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-29, 1920
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Die: 2013-05-07
Occupation: Director

Raymond Frederick "Ray" Harryhausen (June 29, 1920 – May 7, 2013) was an American-British artist, designer, visual effects creator, writer, and producer who created a form of stop-motion model animation known as "Dynamation". His most memorable works include the animation on Mighty Joe Young (1949), with his mentor Willis H (wikipedia)