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Jason and the Argonauts (1963): Ray Harryhausen Blogathon

This post is part of the Ray Harryhausen Blogathon hosted by Wolffian Classics Movie Digest

To the best of my knowledge, Jason and the Argonauts… 1,171 more words

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On this day in Film History: Ray Harryhausen born

On this day in Film History, back in 1920, a man named Ray Harryhausen was born. Harryhausen became legendary for his use of stop-motion animation in such films as… 414 more words

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Medea Kills her Sons

Glauce had hardly put on the garment when she felt a great pain throughout her entire body, and after a little while, afflicted with a cruel torture, she passed away. 183 more words

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A Fatal Gift

After Jason and Medea were expelled from Thessaly, they came to the city of Corinth, of which city a certain Creon then possessed the kingship. Creon had one daughter, called Glauce. 160 more words

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A Dangerous Experiment

While the king’s daughters, astounded, were thinking about this miracle, Medea said this: “See how strong my medicine is. Therefore, if you want your father to return to youth, you yourselves should do what I did. 166 more words

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Magic Arts

Having learned these things, Medea took it badly, and led by a desire for the kingdom, decided to cause the death of the king by means of a trick. 156 more words

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The Bargain with Pelias

Finally, after many dangers, Jason reached that same place from where he had set out. Then, after disembarking from the ship, he immediately made his way to king Pelias, who ruled the kingdom during that time, and after having showed the golden fleece, asked that the kingdom be handed over to him, for Pelias had promised, if Jason retrieved the fleece, then the kingdom would be handed over to him. 100 more words

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