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Re: Velocirapor or Size

>Date: Tue, 11 Nov 1997 16:58:31
>To: martz@holly.ColoState.EDU
>From: Daniel Varner <danvarner@worldnet.att.net>
>Subject: Re: Velocirapor or Size
>At 06:34 PM 11/11/97 +0000, you wrote:
>>>   Godzilla's new T-Rex foot design was due to VERY early concept
drawings for
>>> the film by Ricardo Delgado( ala Age of Reptiles comic).  He will probably
>>> not be included in the credits because Stan Winston will take the credit for
>>> everything( like he  usually does).  Ah yes, the wonderful world of
>>> at it's best.
>>>   David Krentz
>>     Is this the same Delgado that sculpted all of Ray Harryhausen's
>>LN Jeff
>>No Jeff, you are thinking of Marcel Delgado who constructed most of Willis
O'Brien's animation models in _The Lost World_, _King Kong_,_Son of Kong_,
and the unmade _Creation_,_War Eagles_ and _Gwangi_.
> I wonder if the Brachiosaurus in the 1925 _The Lost World_, constructed by
Delgado, was the first life restoration of that dinosaur. Or was it O.Abel's
drawing? Anyone?
> Harryhausen, at least early in his career, sculpted his own creatures-and
what fine ones they were. I believe the only Marcel Delgado models he
animated were those in _Mighty Joe Young_.
> Sometime, when things get really slow on this list, perhaps a fun project
would be to document the first appearence of restoration images of the
various dinsaurian taxa. 
>Dan Varner.