Episode 3 - Jason and the Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963)

   Jason and the Argonauts  (Don Chaffey, 1963)

Jason and the Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963)

The Fantasy/Animation podcast takes listeners on a journey through the intersection between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation. 

The third episode sees Chris and Alex reflecting on Jason and the Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963), which showcases the pioneering work of stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen. Based on classical Greek mythology, the film's famed 'skeleton warrior' battle sequence designed by Harryhausen fully encapsulates the possibilities of animated special effects for fantasy cinema.