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A Grand Day Out
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Writer:
Nick Park (written by)
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Release Date:
18 May 1990 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
From the Oscar-winning creator of The Wrong Trousers. See more »
Plot:
Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins See more »
NewsDesk:
(35 articles)
How we made Wallace and Gromit
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 3 March 2014, 4:05 PM, PST)

How we made Wallace and Gromit
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 3 March 2014, 4:05 PM, PST)

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi films ready for a remake
 (From Den of Geek. 6 February 2014, 1:06 AM, PST)

User Reviews:
Great short with interesting concepts See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)

Directed by
Nick Park 
 
Writing credits
Nick Park (written by)

Produced by
Rob Copeland .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Julian Nott 
 
Cinematography by
Nick Park (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Rob Copeland 
 
Sound Department
Danny Hambrook .... sound editing
Danny Hambrook .... sound effects
Adrian Rhodes .... sound editing
Adrian Rhodes .... sound effects
 
Visual Effects by
Andrew Davies .... additional modelmaking
Michael Hort .... additional modelmaking
Jan Sanger .... additional modelmaking (as Janet Sanger)
Michael Wright .... additional modelmaking
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Danny Boon .... rostrum camera
Jeremy Moorshead .... rostrum camera
 
Animation Department
Nick Park .... animator
 
Music Department
John Philip Sousa .... music: "The Honors March " (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joan Ashworth .... b/w dream sequence
Martin Greaves .... b/w dream sequence
Andy Staveley .... b/w dream sequence
 
Thanks
Peter Bath .... thanks
Chris Billing .... thanks
Jeremy Clarke .... thanks
Melanie Cole .... special thanks
David Fine .... thanks
Alan Gardner .... special thanks
Andrea Gardner .... thanks
Richard Goleszowski .... special thanks
Glenn Hall .... special thanks (as Glen Hall)
Stephen Lawrence .... thanks
Darren Long .... thanks
Peter Lord .... special thanks
Lesley Manning .... thanks
Sara Mullock .... special thanks
Charles Patey .... thanks
Steve Rushton .... thanks (as Steven Rushton)
Alison Snowden .... thanks
David Sproxton .... special thanks
Roy Swift .... thanks
Cliff Thorne .... thanks
 

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23 min
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Trivia:
The first Wallace and Gromit film.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Wallace paints the same part of the rocket twice.See more »
Quotes:
[a machine malfunctions]
Wallace:Well, what's wrong with this stupid...?
[it breaks down]
Wallace:[stunned slightly] Oh
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Soundtrack:
Wallace & Gromit ThemeSee more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Great short with interesting concepts, 13 December 2001

This short was nominated for the Academy Award. It introduces us to Wallace and Gromit. Interestingly, the stars are less appealing than one of the supporting characters: the little whatever-it-is they run into on their jaunt to the moon for cheese. This little critter apparently wants to be Jean-Claude Killy when it grows up. The best parts of a very fine short are with this odd little entity, whatever it happens to be. Fine beginning to a great series that's gotten better as it goes along. Recommended to those few souls who haven't seen it yet.

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