Ray Harryhausen on John Martin

Discover how a nineteenth-century British painter inspired a film legend

Ray Harryhausen is a legend in the film world. He created the special effects for films including Jason and the Argonauts and One Million Years B.C which changed the face of cinema and inspired filmmakers such as Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson.

TateShots got the rare chance to visit Harryhausen at his home to discuss how the nineteenth-century painter John Martin influenced his work and why he considers Martin to be the father of modern cinema.

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