The Ray Harryhausen Collection

The wonderful Ray Harryhausen’s enormous animation and film legacy is now in the hands of the National Media Museum. Great news for everyone who loved Jason and The Argonauts, Sinbad, Clash of the Titans and all the others.

National Media Museum blog

Guest post by Phil Boot, Documentation Officer for the Ray Harryhausen Collection.

I’m Phil Boot and I have the pleasure of being the Documentation Officer for the Ray Harryhausen Collection, which means documenting, archiving and looking after Ray’s material on behalf on both the Museum and The Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. My job gives me complete access to Ray Harryhausen’s personal collection of film material from the movies he worked on such as Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans, and the objects that he’s collected over time.

Working closely with Ray, I slowly unravel the stories behind the key objects so that the documentation of the collection is accurately recorded on the database. I also have the honour to meet and talk with a number of individuals that have either worked with or have had some history with Ray, such as animators, filmmakers, actors…

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