Special Effects: The History and Technique (Hardcover)

The History and Technique

By Richard Rickitt, Ray Harryhausen (Foreword by)

Billboard Books, 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.