Evolution (1971) Theatrical Cartoon

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Evolution (1971) Theatrical Cartoon Evolution

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
  • Directed By Michael Mills.
  • Produced By Michael Mills, Robert Verrall.
  • Animated By Michael Mills.
  • Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Animated Film), 1972.
    Canadian Film Award, Animated, Michael Mills, 1971
  • Music: Doug Randle.
  • Originally Released in 1971 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 10:21 minutes.
  • Color
  • Canada  Canada

Cartoon Summary:

What better subject for the cartoonist than the story of how life came into being on this planet? Darwin himself would get a chuckle from the way Michael Mills describes the process in this animation film. It's all here, but funnier, more indelible than any...  (more)

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Foreign Language Title:

"Évolution (French)."

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I've loved this cartoon since I first saw it in the 1970's. It is a delightful and whimsical animation of the process of evolution. A few billion years speed by in 10 minutes! I particularly enjoyed the human evolution connection the development of...  (read more)

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