Director(s)Jim O'Connolly
Producer(s)Ray Harryhausen (associate), Charles H. Schneer
Top GenresFantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Western
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The Valley of Gwangi (1969) was a Western - Science Fiction Film directed by Jim O'Connolly and produced by Charles H. Schneer and Ray Harryhausen.

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

By Beatrice on Mar 16, 2020 From Flickers in Time

The Valley of Gwangi Directed by Jim O’Connolly Written by William Bast and Julian More 1969/USA IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Instant The main reason to see this one is for Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation. ?He’s done better work in other movies. TJ Breckingridge (Gila Gol... Read full article


From the Archives: The Valley of Gwangi ( 1969 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 11, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

This month's From the Archive photo isn't really from our archives but it was such a great shot we could not resist sharing it: James Franciscus and Gila Golan were captured in this candid snapshot on the set of The Valley of Gwangi ( 1969 ). This adventure film is most famous for its special effect... Read full article


The Valley of Gwangi ( 1969 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 26, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

In the late 1960s, adventure and sci-fi films weren't all too popular in the theaters. The younger generation preferred films that portrayed gritty realism; films that dealt with problems they could relate to. The older generation were wondering what became of the musicals and noirs they loved and p... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (1969)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 14, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Like most of the films on which he worked, The Valley of Gwangi (1969) is best known today for the contributions of Ray Harryhausen, the special effects wizard whose pioneering work in stop-motion created monsters and magic long before the advent of CGI. This particular example of Harryhausen’... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (1969)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 14, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Like most of the films on which he worked, The Valley of Gwangi (1969) is best known today for the contributions of Ray Harryhausen, the special effects wizard whose pioneering work in stop-motion created monsters and magic long before the advent of CGI. This particular example of Harryhausen’... Read full article


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Quotes from

Tuck: Well, you don't seem very glad to see me, Champ.
Champ Connors: About as glad as a dying mule to see a vulture.


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Gustavo Rojo is dubbed by Robert Rietty
Leading lady Gila Golan was re-dubbed, but the voice actress remains unidentified.
The sound that Gwangi makes is that of a camel and a raspberry run backwards.
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