The Dot and the Line
Studio: MGM Release Date : 1965 Series: MGM Cartoon
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating:       (2 ratings submitted)

Synopsis

A straight line is in love with a dot, but she'd rather hangout with an unkempt squiggle. In order to win the dot's affection, the line has to learn to bend a little and discover what he's truly capable of.

Credits

Director

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones

Animator

Ken Harris
Ben Washam
Richard "Dick" Thompson
Thomas "Tom" Ray
Philip "Phil" Roman

Camera

Buf Nerbovig

Story

Norton Juster

Music

Eugene Poddany

Backgrounds

Philip "Phil" de Guard
Don Morgan

Narration

Robert Morley

Producer

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones
Les Goldman

Co-Director

Maurice Noble

Production Design

Maurice Noble

Supervising Animator

Don Towsley

Typographics

Don Foster

Screenplay

Norton Juster

Distributor(s)

MGM

Awards

Won the 1965 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Animated Short Film

Video Information

DVD

United States

15 Winners
15 Winners, 26 Nominees
The Glass Bottom Boat

BluRay Disc

United States

LooneyTunes Platinum Collection - Volume 1 (Blu-Ray)

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 21111
Running time: 10:04
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Metrocolor
Sound Type: Mono: Westrex Recording System
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English

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History

12/15/2011

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5/10/2012

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9/21/2012

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9/10/2013

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7/1/2014

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7/11/2014

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9/27/2017

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1/5/2018

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Sources

Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
  • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

Norton Juster: Story
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Don Towsley: Supervising Animator
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Ken Harris: Animator
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Ben Washam: Animator
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Richard "Dick" Thompson: Animator
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Thomas "Tom" Ray: Animator
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Philip "Phil" Roman: Animator
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Philip "Phil" de Guard: Backgrounds
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Don Morgan: Backgrounds
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Don Foster: Typographics
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Buf Nerbovig: Camera
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Maurice Noble: Co-Director
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Maurice Noble: Production Design
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Eugene Poddany: Music
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Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Producer
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Les Goldman: Producer
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Robert Morley: Narration
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Norton Juster: Screenplay
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