The owl was most ingenious and I thout they did an excellent job with medusa. I actually saw that movie in the theaters.
(Let's see, 1981. . . that would make me. . . oh never mind!)
As far as Patton is concerned, that was filmed in the early 70's and I believe it was one of the last films George C. Scott acted in. He preferred to act in plays and did so quite well. He did come back and perform in the movie Taps; He had a small role, but it still was a good one.