21 Mesmerizing GIFs Of Ray Harryhausen’s Magical Creatures

A special effects wizard who inspired George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Tim Burton, and Peter Jackson, passed away Tuesday at the age of 92. His stop-motion creature creations were the stuff of dreams and nightmares for an entire generation of moviegoers.

1. Skeletons from Jason and the Argonauts

2. Kraken from Clash of the Titans

3. Hydra from Jason and the Argonauts

4. Bee from Mysterious Island

5. Elephant from Twenty Million Miles to Earth

6. Cyclops from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

7. Roc hatchling from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

8. Skeleton from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

9. Brontosaur from One Million Years B.C.

10. Rhedosaur from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

11. Allosaur from One Million Years B.C.

12. Dragon from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

13. Rhamphorhynchus from One Million Years B.C.

14. Mighty Joe Young from Mighty Joe Young

15. Skeletons from Jason And The Argonauts

16. Squirrel from The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

17. Vulture from Clash of the Titans

18. Rhedosaur from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

19. Pegasus from Clash of the Titans

20. Flying saucers from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

21. Walrus from Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

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