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Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.
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(1957)***:a fascinating claymation series,(1988)***:a still interesting but weaker plot series See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Dal McKennon ... Gumby / ... (4 episodes, 1966-1968)
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Series Directed by
Art Clokey (5 episodes, 1957-1966)
 
Series Writing credits
Art Clokey (4 episodes, 1966)

Series Produced by
Art Clokey .... producer (1 episode, 1957)
 
Series Original Music by
Gene Kauer (1 episode, 1966)
Douglas M. Lackey (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Cinematography by
Raymond Peck (4 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Film Editing by
Don McIntosh (4 episodes, 1966)

Woodward Smith (unknown episodes, 1957)
Colin Young (unknown episodes, 1957)
 
Series Art Direction by
Verlyn Larsen (4 episodes, 1966)
Al Eggleston (1 episode, 1957)

Melvin Wood (unknown episodes, 1957)
 
Series Production Management
Raymond Peck .... production supervisor (4 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Art Department
Jerry Campbell .... model maker (unknown episodes, 1957)
John Groves .... model maker (unknown episodes, 1957)
Nick Kurdoglu .... model maker (unknown episodes, 1957)
Verlyn Larsen .... model maker (unknown episodes, 1957)
 
Series Special Effects by
David Allen .... special effects (unknown episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Wady Medawar .... lighting director (unknown episodes, 1957)
 
Series Animation Department
Pete Kleinow .... animator (4 episodes, 1960-1968)
Raymond Peck .... animator (4 episodes, 1966)

Bob Danuser .... animator (unknown episodes, 1957)
Robert Keesee .... animator (unknown episodes, 1957)
Ralph Rodine .... animator (unknown episodes, 1957)
Roland Shutt .... animator (unknown episodes, 1957)
Jim Danforth .... animator (unknown episodes, 1960)
Doug Beswick .... animator (unknown episodes, 1967-1968)
Harry Walton .... animator (unknown episodes, 1968)
 
Series Music Department
John Seely .... music supervisor (2 episodes, 1957)

Philip Green .... composer: stock music (unknown episodes)
Alexander Laszlo .... composer: stock music (unknown episodes)
William Loose .... composer: stock music (unknown episodes)
Henry Russell .... composer: stock music (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Ruth Clokey .... production coordinator (unknown episodes, 1957)
 

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The shape of Gumby's head was inspired by an old family photo of Art Clokey's father, Arthur Farrington, at age 18, which showed a rather large cowlick on one side.See more »
Quotes:
Prickle:Oh no. Not me.
Gumby:Huh?
Prickle:I've had enough piano moving. Besides, I can't even read music.
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
(1957)***:a fascinating claymation series,(1988)***:a still interesting but weaker plot series, 29 April 1999
Author: PJS-5 from New Hampshire

(1957),Sure you see Cheap Live-action films as potential MST3K films(I'm aware that a certain gumby short "Robot Rumpus" was the MST3K short for episode "The Screaming Skull")but you gotta admit seeing basic claymation is a lot more fascinating than cheap live action(I'm also aware of my wording),& the plots are fascinating so the characters (I even thought the obvious live-action scenes look kinda cool) but the dialogue & sometimes the voice acting is kinda lame. (1988)so they placed in weaker plots (the jousting with the dark knight for ex. & the fact Gumby & his friend are in a band,& Gumby's barnyard friends look a bit more basic animatronic(the chicken,Telley & yes a woolly mammoth),but it still has the highly intriguing characters this time smoother claymation & some of the plots were still interesting. Even though I give this the same rating as the original I personally thought the original was better.

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