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    Ray Harryhausen - Master of the Majicks Vol. 3 - The British Films

    Amazing New Book Coming in November Source: Ernest Farino, Archive Editions LLC View the Trailer

    Ray Harryhausen - Master of the Majicks Vol. 3 - The British Films by Mike Hankin Foreword by Caroline Munro (star of THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD) Preface by Guillermo del Toro (director of HELLBOY and PAN`S LABYRINTH) Written and produced over the past 10 years with Ray Harryhausen`s cooperation and support, the complete 3-volume definitive 295,000-word career/biography features interviews with Ray and his colleagues and is profusely illustrated with several hundred rare photographs, artwork, and illustrations (many of which have never been previously published). Majicks Volume 3 covers THE THREE WORLDS OF GULLIVER, MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS, FIRST MEN ’IN’ THE MOON, ONE MILLION YEARS BC, THE VALLEY OF GWANGI, THE GOLDEN VOYAGE OF SINBAD, SINBAD AND THE EYE OF THE TIGER, and CLASH OF THE TITANS. This Deluxe Edition (Hardcover with Dust Jacket) runs 640 pages, with over 3,600 color and black & white photos and illustrations. Regular price $84.95. Vol. 3 is now at the printer, and will ship in mid-November (just in time for Christmas!) but you can purchase it now for $74.95 and save $10.00! That`s almost twice as much book as Volume 2 for the same price! This pre-order discount will be in effect through Sunday, October 30. Regular cover price of $84.95 will go into effect thereafter. Chapters in Volume 3 include first-hand accounts from actors, directors, screenwriters, and technicians Ray Harryhausen (interviewed in detail over the past 15 years as these books were being prepared);Vanessa Harryhausen; producer Charles H. Schneer; actors Kerwin Mathews, John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Andrew Faulds, Patrick Wayne, Taryn Power, Jane Seymour, Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Tim Piggott-Smith, Gila Golan (star of VALLEY OF GWANGI, in her first interview in over 40 years), Michael Callan, Lionel Jeffries, Martha Hyer, Gary Raymond, voiceover artist Nikki van der Zyl (who re-voiced Raquel Welch in ONE MILLION YEARS BC), Martine Beswick; directors Nathan Juran, Sam Wanamaker, Gordon Hessler, Desmond Davis; sculptors Arthur Hayward, Tony McVey, Colin Arthur; FX technician Ian Scoones, cinematographer Wilkie Cooper, camera operator Alec Mills, stunt choreographer Ferdinando Poggi, JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS title artist James Wines (interviewed for the first time about his work on JASON), archivists Forrest J Ackerman, Richard Green, Neil Pettigrew; and many others (some of whom have since passed away).

    PLUS— • Literally thousands of stills and other material provided by numerous private collectors,including considerable material that has never been seen in print before (including Ray Harryhausen`s own book) • A selection of photos of Ray`s models in 3D! (one pair of glasses will be provided with each copy of the book) • Advertising art & posters from many different countries • Reviews and story synopses • Filmographies of key cast and crew • The music for the films in this volume, including a page from Laurence Rosenthal`s original hand-written manuscript for his score of the Medusa scene from CLASH OF THE TITANS • A selection of Harryhausen collectibles pertaining to the films in this volume • 640 pages, 125,000 word text (chapters, filmographies, reviews, and more) • Approximately 3,600 images-photos, artwork, posters, technical diagrams and other illustrations, in Spectacular Color and "Glorious Black-and-White" • Hardcover: dark brown imitation leather with title stamped in gold foil, full color dust jacket • Heavy 70 pound semi-gloss paper stock • Overall dimensions 9" x 11-1/2" (22.86cm x 29.21cm) • Weight: 6 pounds (2.75kg) Visit for a slide show of photos, sample layouts, reviews, an interview with the author, and much more. You can purchase the book directly from the publisher through the secure order form on the website. Ray Harryhausen told the author, "My God, this is better than our book! A feast for the eyes! A magnificent achievement! You can see on every page the love and care put into this book. It really is superb."

    About Archive Editions LLC Archive Editions LLC is owned and operated by editor/publisher Ernest Farino, 2-time Emmy Award winning visual effects supervisor for films and television (THE TERMINATOR, HBO`s FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON, CHILDREN OF DUNE, and others). In the early 1970s, Farino and business partner Sam Calvin formed Talos Publications to publish FXRH, the now-legendary fanzine devoted to the stop motion animation of Ray Harryhausen. Now, Archive Editions continues that tradition with high-quality book and magazine projects devoted to visual effects and other aspects of cinema.

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