DinosaurDinosaur (1980) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Stop-motion Animation
- Will Vinton Productions, Pyramid Films
- Cartoon Characters: Tyrannosaurus Rex, Other Dinosaurs, Fifth-Grader, Classmates.
- Voice Actors: Michelle Mariana.
- Produced By Will Vinton, Dick Baka, Jim Bousa, David Adams.
- Animated By Joan C. Gratz, Barry Bruce, Don Merkt, Matt Wuerker.
- Written By Susan Shadburne, Virginia Theimer Clapper.
- Awards: Gold Hugo, Chicago International Film Festival, 1980, Gold Award, Houston International Film Festival, 1980
Notable Children’s Film, American Library Association.
- Music: Charmer.
- Editor: Suzanne Rosen.
- Originally Released in December of 1980 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 14 minutes.
Enter a vivid prehistoric world, entirely formed from brightly colored clay, for an introduction to dinosaurs, the "terrible lizards" who roamed the earth 200 million years ago. Your guide is a precocious fifth-grader who earns the respect of his unruly... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Combined live action and animation.
Produced in Claymation by Will Vinton Productions.
Song "Mesozoic Mind" performed by Charmer.
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