Our Friend The Atom (1958) Theatrical Cartoon

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Our Friend The Atom

Our Friend The Atom

Our Friend The Atom (1958) Theatrical Cartoon Our Friend The Atom

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  • Theatrical FilmTheatrical
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Fisherman, Genie.
  • Directed By Hamilton Luske.
  • Produced By Walt Disney, Ben Sharpsteen.
  • Originally Released in August of 1958 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A scientist explains the early principles of atomic energy through the development of the atom bomb in the 1950s.

Cartoon Production Information:

Much animation and graphics from the original- including the "Fisherman and the Genie" sequence, where nuclear energy itself is anthromorphized into a sort of giant Mr. Clean- was reused in an updated version, 1980's "The Atom: A...  (more)

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When I was a child in elementary school, I watched this film. From then on, science was my favorite subject, and studying atoms was the bestest thing in the whole world! I have since learned that some of the information in there was a little on the...  (read more)

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