One of my formative heroes. I'd say it was sad but, hell, he was 92 ...
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yeah, will be remembered if not by name but by what he done and inspired so many.
One of the scariest moments in cinema, if you ask me...
Actually, when I saw this on my phone it was just a picture of a sofa, it wasn't animated. Which was even funnier
Yes, a very sad day for those who grew up with 'his' films. Some decades it was a case of ALL monsters appearing on the big screen were done by Ray - there was no one else that could do this sort of thing. Whilst my favourite one will always be Jason And The Argonauts (the skeleton fight in particular), and my Talos statue will always be proudly displayed, I will always remember going to the cinema that used to be on the Coventry Road in Sheldon when I went to see Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger (1977). I'm not saying it was the best film I ever saw at the cinema, but it is one of the films that left a lasting impression, mainly due to the monsters and the effects. The original King Kong was pretty awesome too (better than any that followed!)
PS - John - I hope you don't mind me saying but I do find these threads you post up to be a little unemotional or uncaring, in that they just state, "X is dead". It sounds quite cold to me. How about, "X has passed away", or, just "R.I.P. X". Do you know what I mean?
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