American Pop (1981) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film

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American Pop (1981) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film American Pop

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  • Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
  • Traditional Animation
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation, Polyc International BV, Bakshi Productions, Aspen Productions
  • Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Tony, Pete, Frankie, Louie, Bella, Zalmie, Eva Tanguay, Crisco, Benny, Hannele, Palumbo, Nancy, Leo Stern, Little Pete, Izzy, Beat Poet, Theatre Owner, The Blonde, Dwayne, Little Zalmie, Halley, Young Zalmie, Club Manager, August, Space, Johnny, Reed, Jeffrey, Tuba Player, Freddie, Little Benny, Young Benny, Tony's Brother, Tony's Sisters, Stagehand, Hippie, Curtis, Punk Singer, Punk Drummer, Punk Rocker, Punk Guitarist, Organ Grinder, Doorkeeper, Piano Player, Announcers - Various, Singer in Raided Nightclub, Prostitutes, Showgirls, Hobos, Crapshooters.
  • Voice Actors: Ron Thompson, Marya Small, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky, Jeffrey Lippa, Roz Kelly, Frank De Kova, Richard Singer, Elsa Raven, Ben Frommer; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Ralph Bakshi, John Sparey.
  • Produced By Ralph Bakshi, Martin Ransohoff, Lynne Betner, Maggie Abbott, Richard R. St. Johns.
  • Animated By Craig Armstrong, Brenda Banks, Carl Bell, Robert Carr, Jesus Cortes, James A. Davis, Lillian Evans, Steve Gordon, Debbie Hayes, Chrystal Russell, Robert Laduca, George Scribner, Paul Smith; more Animators More Cartoon Animators...
  • Music: Lee Holdridge, Mark Bakshi, John Beug, Jeff Carson, Bob Dylan, Ray Evans; more Musicians More Musicians...
  • Editor: David Ramirez, Michael A. Stevenson, Scott Burrow, Martin Cohen.
  • Originally Released on February 13, 1981.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 97 minutes.
  • Metrocolor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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The animated story of a very talented and troubled family starting with 19th century Russia and moving through several generations of musicians. From a turn-of-the-century immigrant vaudevillian to a rock superstar, this is the story of four generations whose...  (more)

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I beg to differ with the review at the bottom. This is something of a landmark in animation of the last 35 years......a visually stunning film, with animation that encompasses more than just tracings (which most reviewers have dismissed ALL of it as); there...  (read more)

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I have never been a big fan of Bakshi's cartoons.... and they looks even more dated now.

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