Sunbeam (1980) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Speedy Cartoons, Gandon Productions
  • Cartoon Characters: Black Notes.
  • Voice Actors: Vicky Silva.
  • Directed By Paul Vester.
  • Produced By Christian Gandon.
  • Animated By Paul Vester, John Challis, Alistair McIlwain, Franco Milia, Claire Massot, Erica Russell.
  • Music: Hugh Charles, Sonny Miller.
  • Editor: Terry Brown, Sue Michie, Charlotte Evans.
  • Originally Released in December of 1980 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 4 minutes.
  • Color
  • United Kingdom  United Kingdom / France  France

Cartoon Summary:

A tribute to the 1930s style of the Fleischer Studios, using dazzling color and airbrush effects: black notes jump off their sheet music to sing, dance, and play a saxophone.

Cartoon Production Information:

Musical cartoon set to the song "What Is on Top of a Sunbeam?"

Produced for the Arts Council.

The first film directed by Paul Vester.

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Sunbeam has timeless energy

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I can't decide whether it's the music or the animation ... it's all good. This little piece is both a tribute to the animators of the 1930s and just plain fun. Having a down day? Lift your spirits...  (read more)

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