The Valley Of Gwangi DVD
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Directed by James O Connolly
Produced in 1968
Main Language - ENGLISH
Countries & Regions - American film
James Franciscus, Gila Golan
A wild west show boss ventures into Mexico's Forbidden Valley in search of Harryhausen's special effects dinosaurs. He finds them alright.
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Length: 91 mins
Aspect ratio: 16:9 Widescreen
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 26th January 2004
Cat No: D027519
- Return To The Valley featurette
- Theatrical Trailer
- Easter Egg.
by Barry Forshaw on 11th February 2004
All the fantastic creatures that populate today’s films are mostly, of course, computer generated (with the addition of some animatronics work), and the effect (in suc... Read on
All the fantastic creatures that populate today’s films are mostly, of course, computer generated (with the addition of some animatronics work), and the effect (in such movies as Spielberg’s Jurassic Park epics) is astonishingly realistic. But there are those who lament the passing the days of the great Ray Harryhausen, whose amazing stop-motion animation created the rampaging beasts that inspired the youthful Spielberg and co. And if you need to be reminded just how good his work was, take a look at these films from the beginning and end of his career. Gwangi is not vintage Harryhausen, but is graced by a marvellous Jerome Moross score – and, of course, a wonderful Harryhausen dinosaur. Hide