The Great CognitoThe Great Cognito (1982) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Stop-motion Animation
- Will Vinton Productions
- Cartoon Characters: Max Cognito.
- Voice Actors: John Adams Morrison, Tim Conner, Brian Bressler, Frank Jeffords.
- Directed By Will Vinton.
- Produced By Will Vinton.
- Animated By Barry Bruce, Bill Fiesterman.
- Written By Susan Shadburne, John Adams Morrison.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Animated Short, 1983, Film of the Year, London Film Festival, 1983.
- Music: Billy Scream.
- Originally Released in December of 1982 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 4:09 minutes.
Max Cognito is the consummate stand-up comedian, the man of a thousand faces. He uses a metamorphosing, magical transforming technique as he performs his one-man comedy routine, all while impersonating a cast of thousands. As Max relives the glory days of World... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Claymation. Live-action footage of John Adams Morrison, the voice of Max Cognito, was studied frame by frame, and provided the basis for the clay animation of the figure's mouth, eyes and even his wrinkles in exact synchronization with... (more)
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