From a 1920’s stereoview card series titled “The goblins will get you if you don’t watch out.” (Source & More Images)
Eternal Addiction, Melbourne
"First film to use go-motion, a variant of stop-motion animation in which parts of the model (in this case, the dragon) were mechanized and the movement programmed by computer. During shooting, the computer moves the model while the camera is shooting, resulting in motion blur, which makes the animation more convincing."
ah, Vermithrax Pejorative…for my money still the number one onscreen dragon in cinematic history. I have yet to see a film that brings to life the dragon concept so beautifully, including Reign of Fire and the Potter films (which are a very close second).