Film great Harryhausen was father figure, friend
Stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen and Omaha film historian Bruce Crawford when Harryhausen got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in June 2003.
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
Bruce Crawford was a preschooler in Nebraska City in 1961 when he saw "The Mysterious Island."
"I loved the great special effects, and I loved the music. I told myself I've got to know these people — find out how they came up with this. I knew somehow, some way, there was a link between us."
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