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Synopsis


Instead of talking, a young boy discovers that all his voice can produce is sound effects.

Television

Totally Tooned In (Season 1, Episode 17)

VHS Video

United States

Columbia Pictures Presents UPA's Gerald McBoing-Boing
The Columbia Pictures Cartoon Classics

DVD

The Jolly Frolics Collection (commentary by Jerry Beck, Leonard Maltin)
Cartoon Adventures Starring Gerald McBoing Boing

Notes

Awards

Won the 1951 Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Animated Short Film

Distributor(s)

Columbia

Technical Specifications

MPAA Number: 14315
Running Time: 6:55
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Type: Spherical
Original Language: English

Reviews and Comments

From TibbyH :

I LOVE this short. I could go into detail into my love for UPA and everyone involved, but I rather just go rewatch this short again and again. In fact, I'm just gonna grab my Jolly Frolics set and go watch it again. You should too


Screenshots

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History

3/26/2012

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3/26/2012

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4/4/2012

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2/12/2013

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10/6/2013

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4/22/2014

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2/28/2015

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1/15/2017

    1/16/2017

      12/4/2017

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      Sources

      Robert "Bobe" Cannon: Director
      • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

      Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel: Story
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      Gail Kubik: Music
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      Phil ('P.D.') Eastman: Story Adaptation
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      Jose Cuauhtemoc "Bill" Melendez: Animator
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      Rudy Larriva: Animator
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      Pat Matthews: Animator
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      Willis "Willy" Pyle: Animator
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      Frank Smith: Animator
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      Herbert "Herb" Klynn: Color
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      William T. "Bill" Hurtz: Design
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      Jules Engel: Color
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      Marvin Miller: Narration
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      Stephen "Steve" Bosustow: Executive Producer
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      John Hubley: Supervising Director
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      Adrian Woolery: Production Manager
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      William "Bill" Scott: Story Adaptation
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