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Genres  Animation, Family film
Country  USA
7/10 IMDb

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Language  English
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Cast  Spike Milligan
Director  Dean A. Berko Christopher Padilla
Release date  November 25, 1977
Initial release  May 27, 1977 (San Francisco)
Directors  Dean A. Berko, Christopher Padilla
Narrators  Spike Milligan, Paul Frees
Similar movies  The Puppetoon Movie (1987), Allegro Non Troppo (1976), Melody Time (1948), Closed Mondays (1974), Tron (1982)

Fantastic Animation Festival is a package film of animation segments, mostly to music, released in 1977. It was one of the earliest of the sort of collections typified by Computer Animation Festival and Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation.

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Included in its 16 segments were the first national appearance of Will Vinton's Claymation (Closed Mondays and Mountain Music), Bambi Meets Godzilla, and a previously seen Superman cartoon from the 1940s (The Mechanical Monsters).

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Segments

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(The following are in running order.)

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  • Introduction; voice-over ("Welcome to the world of animation") by Paul Frees
  • French Windows; rotoscope animation to Pink Floyd's "One of These Days" by Ian Eames
  • Icarus; French clay animation by Mihail Badica
  • A Short History of the Wheel; by Loren Bowie
  • Cosmic Cartoon; Animated and directed by Eric Ladd and Steven Lisberger
  • The Last Cartoon Man; by Derek Lamb & Jeffrey Hale
  • Au Bout Du Fil Cradle (Cat's Cradle); by Paul Driessen
  • Moonshadow; Cat Stevens' story of Teaser and the Firecat, narrated by Spike Milligan, by Charles Jenkins
  • Oiseau de Nuit (Nightbird); by Bernard Palacios
  • Room and Board; by Randy Cartwright
  • Bambi Meets Godzilla; by Marv Newland
  • Mountain Music; Claymation by Will Vinton
  • Light; by Jordan Belson
  • The Mechanical Monsters; a 1941 Fleischer Studios cartoon
  • Stranger; a 1971 Levi Strauss Jeans commercial; by Snazelle Films, narrated by Ken Nordine
  • Uncola; a 1975 7Up commercial; by Robert Abel and Associates
  • Mirror People; by Kathy Rose
  • Kick Me (film); by Robert Swarthe, a 1975 Best Animated Short Film nominee
  • Closed Mondays; Claymation by Will Vinton (Academy Award Winner for Best Animated Short Film)

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    All segments citation


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    References

    Fantastic Animation Festival Wikipedia
    Fantastic Animation Festival IMDb Fantastic Animation Festival themoviedb.org


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