It was sad to hear today of the passing of Ray Harryhausen. His name might not be immediately familiar, but it's very likely that you've seen a movie or two of his. In fact, two of my all-time favorite movies from when I was a kid, 'Jason and the Argonauts' and 'Clash of the Titans,' were films that Ray Harryhausen brought to life. He wasn't the director of these movies, though. He was the effects artist that mastered combining live action with stop-motion animation.