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The genius of stop-motion wizard Ray Harryhausen

Claudia Massie explores the cinematic majesty and mind-bending visual trickery of stop-motion wizard Ray Harryhausen

24 October 2020

9:00 AM

24 October 2020

9:00 AM

Modern Two in Edinburgh reopens this week, and what more fitting subject for a show in a time of global catastrophe than Ray Harryhausen, titan of cinema, creator of beasts, destroyer of cities, king of adventure?

If you were near a screen at any point during the Cold War, you almost certainly watched Harryhausen movies.

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Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema is at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two) until 5 September 2021.

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