FILM - In this Saturday, May 15, 2004 file photo Ray Harryhausen 

FILM - In this Saturday, May 15, 2004 file photo Ray Harryhausen visits the Empire State Building in New York. Ray Harryhausen, a special effects master whose sword-fighting skeletons, six-tentacled octopus, and other fantastical creations were adored by film lovers and admired by industry heavyweights, has died. He was 92. Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday May 7, 2013 at London's Hammersmith Hospital, where the special effects titan had been receiving treatment for about a week. (AP Photo/Mike Appleton, File)
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FILM - In this Saturday, May 15, 2004 file photo Ray Harryhausen visits the Empire State Building in New York. Ray Harryhausen, a special effects master whose sword-fighting skeletons, six-tentacled octopus, and other fantastical creations were adored by film lovers and admired by industry heavyweights, has died. He was 92. Biographer and longtime friend Tony Dalton confirmed that Harryhausen died Tuesday May 7, 2013 at London's Hammersmith Hospital, where the special effects titan had been receiving treatment for about a week. (AP Photo/Mike Appleton, File)
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