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Eiji Tsuburaya Made Godzilla Come Alive–And It Changed Film Forever”

At Vox, Phil Edwards profiles special effects master Eiji Tsuburaya and interviews August Ragone about Tsuburaya’s career. “A director, cinematographer, and producer, Tsuburaya is best known for creating the special effects behind Japanese classics like Godzilla (1954), Mothra (1961), and many other films where the giant monsters called kaiju terrorize the good people of Tokyo. And his legacy extends beyond those monsters — he built a foundation for film culture in Japan and special effects worldwide.”

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