The Cat Came Back

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Synopsis

An adaptation of the old folk song of the same name, in which old Mr. Johnson tries to get rid of a pesky cat that just won't stay away, using increasingly insane methods.

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Animated Short Film

Trivia

  • Shown theatrically with Who Framed Roger Rabbit in Canada, which gained the short popular and wide theatrical exposure there.

Video Information

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Color
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Original Language: English
Original Country: Canada

Reviews and Comments

From Ethanimation21 :

good animation
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Credits

Director

Cordell Barker

Animator

Cordell Barker

Camera

Lorne Bailey

Story

Cordell Barker

Backgrounds

Cordell Barker

Voices

Richard Condie

Producer

Richard Condie
Cordell Barker

Executive Producer

Ches Yetman

Associate Producer

Cyndi Forcand

Ink and Paint

William Marce

Musical Arrangement

John McCulloch

Sound Editing

Ken Rodeck

Singer

John McCulloch
Ed Ledson
Richard Condie
Cordell Barker

Story Consultant

John Felix Weldon

Re-Recording

Clive Perry

Administration

Cyndi Forcand

Assistant Paint

April Barker

Airbrush Artist

Niel McInnes
Cordell Barker

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History

11/1/2015

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  • Synopsis added by Toadette
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11/3/2015

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4/10/2017

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4/8/2019

    2/8/2020

    • Comments added
    • Ethanimation21

    Sources

    Cordell Barker: Story
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    Cordell Barker: Director
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    Cordell Barker: Animator
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    Cordell Barker: Backgrounds
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    John McCulloch: Musical Arrangement
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    John McCulloch: Singer
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    Ed Ledson: Singer
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    Richard Condie: Singer
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    Cordell Barker: Singer
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    William Marce: Ink and Paint
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    April Barker: Assistant Paint
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    Richard Condie: Voices
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    John Felix Weldon: Story Consultant
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    Lorne Bailey: Camera
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    Niel McInnes: Airbrush Artist
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    Cordell Barker: Airbrush Artist
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    Ken Rodeck: Sound Editing
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Clive Perry: Re-Recording
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Cyndi Forcand: Associate Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Cyndi Forcand: Administration
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Richard Condie: Producer
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    Cordell Barker: Producer
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    Ches Yetman: Executive Producer
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