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Gerald McBoing Boing (1951) - Jolly Frolics Theatrical Cartoon Series Gerald McBoing Boing

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  • Jolly Frolics Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • UPA Productions
  • Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Gerald McBoing Boing, Gerald's Parents, Radio Station Manager, Dr. Malone, Boys, Girls.
  • Voice Actors: Marvin Miller.
  • Directed By Robert Cannon, John Hubley.
  • Produced By John Hubley, Stephen Bosustow.
  • Animated By J. C. Melendez, Rudy Larriva, Pat Mathews, Willis Pyle, Frank Smith.
  • Awards: Oscar Statuette  Academy Award Winner, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1951, Nominee, BAFTA Film Award, Special Award, 1952.
  • Music: Gail Kubik.
  • Originally Released on January 25, 1951.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:15 minutes.
  • Technicolor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:


Gerald, who doesn't speak words but goes "boing boing" instead, finds his talents unappreciated by family and friends, and so he runs away from home. However, a...  (more)

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In 1995, Gerald McBoing Boing was one of 25 films added by the Library of Congress' National Film Preservation Board to the National Film Registry. European title: "The Boing-Boing Boy in...  (more)

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Charmingly drawn cartoon with great verse narration. This was made 50 years ago. With all the cartoons made since - what happened to originality? Super, super, super.

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Skilfully presented version of a Dr.Seuss story, vividly brought to animated life with wit, charm and style (and an excellent score).

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