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Innovative "Claymation" adventures of Gumby and his horse Pokey.
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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 series went dormant for many years, but during all of this time Gumby had developed an audience interested in classic television animation. Soon, the marketing of Gumby had exploded, as it became the most popular flexible toy on the market, and later appearing in many forms, from cups to ice cream bars.See more »
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Pokey:[Gumby caught a baseball in his belly] Good work, Gumby. That's using the ol' stomach.See more »

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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Incredibly unique!, 10 August 1999
Author: Galen Thomas from Right behind you!

Gumby was, and still is, a very innovative show. I usually watch it around 12:30 AM on Cartoon Network because it is very hard to find on any other station, morning or night. Gumby was more of an experiment than anything else, and a somewhat successful one, take for example the DANNY! talk show, one season. The lesson learned, Jonathan Taylor Thomas will be gone, eventually, FOREVER!!. But I lose my place. Gumby stretched the limits of what a flat piece of green clay can do. Gumby was a sort of predecessor to all kiddie cartoons (this was 1957). Gumby had fictional violence which you just get up and shrug off an assault by a robot or steamroller crush and then whale the tar out of the antagonist. The Gumby Show also had a cute little band, not much, but surpassing the Archie, Josie & The Pussycat and Jabberjaw cartoons (where do they get off, anyway?). Gumby does have his flaws, mainly the dialogue sounds like a bunch of words taped together and then sent through a tin can and being 100% reliant on claymation. But these problems can detract or enhance the Gumby experience, it depends on the viewer. END

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