The Naked ApeThe Naked Ape (1973) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film by Dave Koch
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- Playboy Enterprises, Universal Pictures
- Universal Pictures, MCA/Universal Pictures
- Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
- Cartoon Characters: (Live Action): Lee, Cathy, Arnie.
- Vocal Talent: (Live Action): Johnny Crawford (Lee), Victoria Principal (Cathy), Dennis Olivieri (Arnie), Diana Darrin, Norman Grabowski, John Hillerman, Helen Horowitz, Robert Ito, Marvin Miller, Brett Parker.
- Directed By Donald Driver.
Assistant Director: Stuart Fleming.
- Produced By Zev Bufman.
Executive Producer: Hugh M. Hefner.
- Animated By Corny Cole, Vincent Davis (as Vince Davis), John McGuire, Jimmy T. Murakami (as Jimmy Murakami), Cal Schenkel (as Calvin Schenkel), Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf.
- Written By Desmond Morris (Original Book).
- Edited By Rich Harrison (Animation).
- Animators: Corny Cole, Vince Davis [Vincent Davis], John McGuire, Jimmy Murakami [Jimmy T. Murakami], Calvin Schenkel [Cal Schenkel], Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf.
- Animator (Evolution Painting Sequence): Kelly Hart.
- Animation Graphic Production: Maria Alvarez, Fred Craig, Wilma Guenot, Loni Miller, Fumiko Roche [Fumiko R. Sommer], Kunimi Terada, Elizabeth Wright.
- Animation Checker: Ann Oliphant.
- Animation Assistants: Redda Davidson [Retta Davidson], Mark Kausler, Terry Loewy [Teresa Loewy], Russel Mooney [Russ Mooney], Jane Takamoto.
- Cinematography: John A. Alonzo.
- Animation Photography: Wally Bullock.
- Gaffer: Richard Hart.
- Animation Production Manager: Sherm Thompson .
- Graphic Designers: John Clark, Corny Cole, Vince Davis [Vincent Davis], Catherine Leary, Gary Lund, David McMacken, Calvin Schenkel.
- Music: Jimmy Webb.
- Editor (Animation): Rich Harrison.
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