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A Is For Atom

  • Theatrical Short
  • Traditional Animation
  • John Sutherland Productions
  • Cartoon Characters: Atom Creatures.
  • Directed By Carl Urbano.
  • Animated By Arnold Gillespie, Emery Hawkins.
  • Awards: First Prize, Columbus (Ohio) Film Festival, 1953, First Prize, Turin Film Festival, 1953; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Eugene Poddany.
  • Originally Released on December 31, 1953.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 14:26 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Cartoon Summary:

What an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy, and the byproducts of nuclear fission. The important role...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Sponsored by the General Electric Company. This example from GE's Excursions in Science series presents a portentous message in a humorous, self-deprecating manner. "A Is For Atom" was seen by over...  (more)

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