Special Effects

Special Effects

The History and Technique

By Richard Rickitt; Ray Harryhausen (Foreword by)

Billboard Books, Hardcover, 9780823084081, 384pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2007

Spanning the rich history of movie magic, this completely up-to-date guide to visual trickery is unparalleled in scope, presenting a clearly written, lushly illustrated chronicle of special effects development during ten decades of filmmaking. A must for lovers of movie fantasy, students of film and pop culture, and amateur filmmakers. 350 color and 60 b&w illustrations.

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