Eiji Tsuburaya and Orochi

Seen here is famed Japanese SFX creator, Eiji Tsuburaya (Gojira, Ultraman and lots more), with Yamata-no-Orochi from the film Nippon Tanjo [lit. The Birth of Japan; aka The Three Treasures] (Japan-1959; dir. Hiroshi Inagaki). The eight-headed dragon was obviously a partial inspiration for Ghidrah.

 Eiji Tsuburaya “The Three Treasures”

Great picture, eh?

Source: August Ragone’s blog: The Good, the Bad and Godzilla

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