A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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17 August 1986 (USA)  »

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The reason why the short film has a pitch black background is because Pixar didn't have the hardware to make proper backgrounds. See more »

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15 March 2000 | by (Lincoln, England) – See all my reviews

This animation is one of the most beautiful pieces of cinema I have ever had the pleasure of viewing. It's a wonderfully comic short film that make your heart melt. How on earth can an animation bring a lamp to life enough for people to feel for it? An amazing piece of film that should be enjoyed by everyone


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