News for Dec. 21, 2004
An Evening with Ray Harryhausen
12/21/04, 11:54 am EST - Xoanon
An Evening with Ray Harryhausen (January 15, 2005 6:00 PM)
Please join us for a special return visit to the Egyptian by one of our favorite guests, visual F/X legend Ray Harryhausen, featuring two of his classic films, plus more rarities from the Harryhausen archives!!
Double Feature Newly Restored 35 mm. Prints!!
THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD, 1958, Columbia, 88 min. Director Nathan Juranšs marvelous fantasy follows the adventures of Sinbad (Kerwin Matthews) as he battles a phenomenal gallery of Ray Harryhausen-created monsters including the giant cyclops, two-headed birds, dragons and sword-fighting skeletons, all to save beautiful princess Kathryn Grant. Featuring one of composer Bernard Herrmannšs most memorable scores.
THE 3 WORLDS OF GULLIVER, 1960, Columbia (Sony), 100 min. Dir. Jack Sher. In this adaptation of the Jonathan Swift classic, Kerwin Matthews stars as Lemuel Gulliver, a doctor traveling by ship who is washed overboard and finds himself stranded first on the island of Lilliput inhabited by miniature people, then in the land of Brobdingnag, a world of giants. With a charming score by Bernard Hermann and a vast array of special effects by wizard Ray Harryhausen. Plus, 30 minutes of Harryhausen rarities!!
Discussion between films with visual F/X legend Ray Harryhausen and actress Sherri Alberoni (3 WORLDS OF GULLIVER). Ray Harryhausen will appear at 5:00 PM in the Lobby to sign copies of his book "Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life."