Richard gives a class report on dinosaurs, with the help of an animated chalkboard and Will Vinton's claymation dinosaurs.

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Richard gives a class report on dinosaurs, with the help of an animated chalkboard and Will Vinton's claymation dinosaurs.

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Scene with Fred Savage in the dark cave and with the T-Rex eating the Triceratops was filmed in the Milwaukee Public Museum. See more »

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Simply Wonderful
24 April 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I loved this early Will Vinton claymation piece as a kid, and it seems to have only gotten better with age. I can still remember how utterly hilarious we all thought it was when we first saw it. Even after 20 plus years it appears to be universally admired by all who see it. It uses both "Chalkboard animation" (complete with student comments in the background) and the "claymation" style of animation for which Vinton is now famous. This piece seems to have broad appeal, both because of its popular subject and creative style. I still think this is Vinton's greatest work.


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