Prehistoric Horrors Aka Dinosaur Models… 1967

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London.

A brief sequence shows a model Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur in stop motion footage (Ray Harryhausen?) eating the flesh of a dead dinosaur.

Several shots show model maker Arthur Hayward at home, working on a drawing and paper skeleton of a dinosaur, then winding a plaster of...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Colour
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
4240
Sort Number:
CP 648
Time in/Out:
01:46:32:00 / 01:49:34:00
Canister:
CP 648
Film ID:
409.07
Issue Date:
25/05/1967

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  • Great clip! However, the animation sequences are not by Ray Harryhausen. Arthur Hayward did sculpt the creatures for several Harryhausen movies in the 1960s (uncredited) and he is on record saying that he also had a go at animating some of his own dinosaur models. The clips here are almost certainly of Hayward's own animation experiments. This information can be found in the book 'Ray Harryhausen: Master of the Majicks Vol. 3'.

    TheRealMcTodd 11th May 2013

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