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1963 (USA) See more »
Take old movies, throw away any soundtracks, and add your own voices and sound effects to create comedy masterpieces.
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A brief flicker of brilliance. See more (19 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 5)

Hans Conried ... Himself - Host (26 episodes, 1963-1964)
Paul Frees ... Various / ... (12 episodes, 1963-1964)

June Foray ... Various / ... (9 episodes, 1963-1964)

Series Writing credits
Chris Hayward (26 episodes, 1963-1964)
Bill Scott (7 episodes, 1963-1964)
George Atkins (6 episodes, 1963-1964)
Jim Critchfield (6 episodes, 1963-1964)
Lloyd Turner (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Allan Burns (2 episodes, 1963-1964)

Series Produced by
Ponsonby Britt .... executive producer (26 episodes, 1963-1964)
Bill Scott .... producer (12 episodes, 1963-1964)
Jay Ward .... producer (12 episodes, 1963-1964)
Series Original Music by
Dennis Farnon (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Fred Steiner (2 episodes, 1964)
Series Film Editing by
Skip Craig (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
Series Art Department
Jim Hiltz .... title animator (1 episode, 1963)
William T. Hurtz .... title animator (1 episode, 1963)
Series Sound Department
Roger Donley .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1963-1964)
Series Animation Department
Jim Hiltz .... animator: title animation / title animator (5 episodes, 1963-1964)
William T. Hurtz .... animator: title animation / title animator (5 episodes, 1963-1964)

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30 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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This was the only live action show produced by Jay Ward.See more »


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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A brief flicker of brilliance., 31 July 2000
Author: roarshock from Oregon USA

Of all the Jay Ward productions this was FAR AND AWAY MY FAVORITE!!! Rocky and Dudley and George and all were great, but this is the show that every week would set me off laughing. The voice-overs had a wild free-wheeling style that felt like spontaneous jokes flowing out of their heads -- though of course they were scripted to match the wonderful visuals. These were either a brilliant re-editing of a single movie, or a fantastic hybrid of dozens of them, reassembled to tell an entirely new story. That sort of work requires a prodigious visual memory and a great sense of humor. And Hans Conried was the perfect cherry topping it all off.

Now despite what the cranky Mr. Vogel says below, this show introduced me to silent movies, the same way I first learned classical symphonic music through Warner Bros. cartoons. The distinctive look of the early film stock, cinematography, and acting is now so closely associated with the pleasure centers of my brain that whereas most people can now barely tolerate black and white anymore, I don't even need the incidental music and can sit in pure silence for hours just treating my eyes to silent movies. Thanks to Jay Ward, I like flickers, even unfractured.

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