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Re: Dinosaur TV Week

>From: Danvarner@aol.com

> I beg to differ! It was actually a piece of Harryhausen-sculpted and 
> cast foam latex over a metal ball-and-socket armature that outacts 
> Franciscus. ;0)
> --Kevin >>
>  Not sure of the spelling, but wasn't Arthur Hayward the sculptor of 
>Gwangi model in Harryhausen's Gwangi? I know dinosaur sculptor Tony 
McVey was
>responsible for the baboon model in one of the later Sinbad films.
>  The original Gwangi was crafted ever so skillfully by the original 
>World and Kong maestro Marcel Delgado. I understand that model was 
>from the armature and replaced by the "allosaurus" ( they are all 
>for _The Beast of Hollow Mountain_. Dan Varner.

Actually, Ray _didn't_ do all of his own sculpting.  I was making an 
attempt to be humorous.  That'll teach me to curb my facetiousness! ;)

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