Drummer Hoff (1969) Theatrical Cartoon

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Drummer Hoff

Drummer Hoff

Drummer Hoff (1969) Theatrical Cartoon Drummer Hoff

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Weston Woods Studios Inc.
  • Cartoon Characters: Corporal Farrell, Sergeant Chowder, General Border, Drummer Hoff.
  • Directed By Gene Deitch.
  • Produced By Morton Schindel.
  • Originally Released in 1969 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A lively folk verse about the building of a cannon. Brightly dressed in full uniform, each soldier brings a part for the remarkable machine -Corporal Farrell brings the barrel, Sergeant Chowder brings the powder, General Border gives the order- but it's Drummer...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Inspired by the original illustrations (bright colors over woodcut lines) by Ed Emberley. The woodcut illustrations suggested that the soldiers move in a formal, stiff manner, so the filmmakers decided on using cut-out puppets for animation. Puppets...  (more)

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