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Re-animating Stop-Motion Techniques

Phil Tippett worked on TV ads before creating stop-motion animation for feature films. He says there was no demand for his skills in the industry until recently, in part because the technique was associated with B-movies. His credits include Return of the Jedi, Dragonslayer and RoboCop.


Other segments from the episode on August 26, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 26, 1987: Interview with Jay Stevens; Review of Virginia Eskin's album "Pickles and Peppers"; Interview with Phil Tippett; Commentary on Le Grand Larousse.


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