Friday, 23 April 2010

Animation Timeline: Entry 13 - Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Jason and the Argonauts is a film directed in 1963 by Don Chaffey, which features some of the most famous stop motion sequences in film. The Stop motion animation was created by famous animator Ray Harryhausen who specialised in creating mythological creature animations.

Throughout the film there are various different scenes which include different mythological creatures, these range from creatures which fly to a whole army of fighting skeletons.

The stop motion sequence which features an army of skeletons attacking the Argonauts, is a scene which has been long remembered for being a great piece of animation for its time, far advancing any other stop motion animation.

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