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Ray Harryhausen

In 1933, when he was 13 years old, Ray Harryhausen's mother took him to see King Kong, and a passion was born. Apprenticed to the leader of stop-motion...

Carlo Rambaldi

Early in the production of E.T., Steven Spielberg spent $700,000 on prototypes for the title alien. Unhappy with the results, he turned to Carlo Rambaldi of...

Rise of the Planet of the Apes: Chimpan-tastic!

Apes make great horror-movie monsters, with their big nasty teeth, their crazy shrieks and scary roars, their ability to jump out and go Boo! -- but also...

Dino De Laurentiis

"No one cry when Jaws die," Dino De Laurentiis said in a TIME cover story on his 1976 remake of King Kong. "But when the monkey die, people gonna cry ... Why?...

Death of a Showman: Dino De Laurentiis (1919-2010)

For his first five years, Agostino De Laurentiis didn't speak, but his mother Giuseppina showed no concern. "Look at it this way," she said of the lively child...

Raavan: Scandal Over a Bollywood King Kong

For the lovers of Indian films at home and around the world — and they number in the hundreds of millions — the coming of Raavan held the promise of...

In the Garden of Eden

Venturing deep into unexplored jungles, an expedition returns to civilization with news of astonishing unknown species and animals believed lost to history. No,...

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