Boomtown (1985) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Bill Plympton Studios, Reduta Deux Ltd.
  • Distributed by: E.D. Distribution
  • Cartoon Characters: The Android Sisters.
  • Voice Actors: Ruth Maleczech, Valeria Vasilevski.
  • Directed By Bill Plympton.
  • Produced By Connie D'Antuono, Anonymous, Ann Easterly, Larrie Easterly, Rhonda Farfan, Evelyn Hamilton, Arthur Lorch, Carmen Lorch, Jonathan Lorch, Don Plympton; more Producers More Producers...
  • Animated By Paul Bartell, Connie D'Antuono, Germaine Dorme, Loretta Geary, Jonathan Lorch, Bill Plympton, Elaine Postler, Eve Sicular, Marilu Windvand.
  • Awards: First Prize, Festival Do Rio, Directors Award, London Film Festival.
  • Music: Timothy Clark, Jules Feiffer.
  • Editor: Jane Altschuler, Jacqui Tager.
  • Originally Released in 1985 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:10 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

The Android Sisters sing about the alarming increase in U.S. defense spending during the Cold War and its effect on various aspects of the domestic economy.

Cartoon Production Information:

Originally a song by Jules Feiffer for National Public Radio.

Although Bill Plympton had political cartoons published in newspapers since 1975, this was his first animated political work.

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