Why Man Creates (1968) Theatrical Cartoon

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Why Man Creates

Why Man Creates

Why Man Creates (1968) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Saul Bass and Associates
  • Animation Studio: Pantomime Pictures Corporation
  • Distributed by: Pyramid Film & Video
  • Directed By Saul Bass, Elaine Bass.
  • Produced By Saul Bass.
  • Animated By Art Goodman & Pantomime.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Documentary (Short Subject), 1969.
  • Music: Jeff Alexander.
  • Editor: Albert Nalpas, Kent MacKenzie, Cliffe Oland.
  • Originally Released in December of 1968 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 29 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Legendary film title sequence designer Saul Bass' paean to the concept of creativity. A series of explorations, episodes and comments on creativity. Humor, satire and irony are combined with serious questions about the creative process and how it comes into play...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Combined live action and animation. Commissioned and presented by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation. On December 17, 2002, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced that "Why Man Creates" was one of 25 "culturally, historically...  (more)

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