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09:14

Remembering Monster-Maker Ray Harryhausen.

The legendary Hollywood FX man died Tuesday at age 92. Known for creating the monsters in such films as Mighty Joe Young and Jason and the Argonauts, Harryhausen spoke with Fresh Air in 2003 about studying animals in nature to create the monsters of our imaginations.

10:42

The Making Of 'King Kong': Screams, Score And More

There are many things that make the 1933 movie King Kong great -- the special effects, the image of the giant ape climbing the Empire State Building, Fay Wray's screams -- and the score, composed by Max Steiner. Film historian Rudy Beholder tells the story of the movie's score and special effects.

51:10

Best Directors: The 'Fresh Air' Interviews

All five of the directors nominated for an Academy Award appeared on Fresh Air to discuss their latest films. Before the Oscars on Sunday, listen to James Cameron, Kathryn Bigelow, Quentin Tarantino, Lee Daniels and Jason Reitman discuss what it takes to create an Academy Award-nominated film.

08:11

Special Effects Artist Ray Harryhausen

Harryhausen's trademark Dynamation method made possible a whole genre of science fiction and fantasy filmmaking. His films include The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans. (Rebroadcast from Jan. 6, 2003.)

21:51

Ray Harryhausen, Master Special Effects Artist

He created model-animation and composite-cinematography techniques. His trademark Dynamation method made possible a whole genre of science fiction and fantasy films. His work include The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and Clash of the Titans.

08:31

Star Trek Star William Shatner

Shatner is best known for his role of Captain Kirk on the original Star Trek. He spoke to Terry in 1993 after the release of his book "Star Trek Memories."

24:00

B-Movie Legend Roger Corman on Making Movies Fast and Cheap

Film producer/director/actor Roger Corman is known as "King of the B movies." Many of today's actors and directors got their start in Corman's low budget films. He has produced or directed more than 225 films. This month, the American Museum of the Moving Image is showing a series of films by directors who worked under Corman. Some of those who work will be featured in the New York show include Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese and Joe Dante. The series is called "Corman's Children." (Originally aired pt 1. 8/2/90 pt 2. 8/3/90)

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