Gerald McBoing BoingGerald McBoing Boing (1951) - Jolly Frolics Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- 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.
- Written By Phil Eastman, Bill Scott, Dr. Seuss.
- Awards: 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.
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 kindly radio station boss is quick to spot his potential... At age 2, the little boy, instead of... (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 Planet Moo."
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