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Special Effects in the Movies: How They Do it: Dazzling Movie Magic and the Artists Who Create It

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Paperback, 184 pages
Published October 1st 1981 by Ballantine Books (first published 1981)
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Michael
Jan 13, 2010 Michael rated it 3 of 5 stars
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I received this book as a Christmas present, probably within a year or two of its publication, because I was interested in growing up to make monster movies like Ray Harryhausen. Its chapter on "Monsters and the Occult" does include about two pages on "Clash of the Titans." But what this book really did was to introduce me to the concept of gore. The Chapter on "Small-Scale Violence" included stills from "Taxi Driver," "The Godfather," and "Friday the 13th" - movies I had never even considered w ...more
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