When Magoo Flew
Studio: UPA Release Date : January 6, 1955 Series: Mr. Magoo
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Synopsis

Mr. Magoo mistakes an airplane flight for the movies while also trying to return a briefcase of stolen liberty bonds to a crook bank teller.

Characters

Mr. Magoo
(Voice: Jim Backus)

Credits

Director

Pete Burness

Animator

Rudy Larriva
Tom McDonald
Cecil Surrey

Story

Barbara Hammer
Tedd "Ted" Pierce

Music

Hoyt S. Curtin

Voices

Jim Backus

Production Manager

Herbert "Herb" Klynn

Executive Producer

Stephen "Steve" Bosustow

Design

Sterling Sturtevant

Color

Bob McIntosh


Awards

Won the 1955 Academy Award (Oscar): Best Short Subject

Distributor(s)

Columbia

Trivia

  • Alternate Academy Ratio (Full Screen) also made and released (which is basically an open-matte version of the Cinemascope version).
  • First Mr. Magoo cartoon, as well as the first UPA cartoon, to be made in Cinemascope.

Television

Totally Tooned In (Season 1, Episode 7)
Totally Tooned In (Season 1, Episode 33)

DVD

United States

Mr. Magoo - The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:31
MPAA No.: 16833
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 2.55 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound System
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: CinemaScope
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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