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Director:
Writers:
Nick Park (written by) &
Bob Baker (written by) ...
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Release Date:
17 December 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
From the Oscar-winning creator of Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. See more »
Plot:
Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 10 wins See more »
User Reviews:
"The Wrong Trousers" is filmmaking history that may never be paralleled See more (89 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)

Directed by
Nick Park 
 
Writing credits
Nick Park (written by) &
Bob Baker (written by)

Brian Sibley (additional contributions by)

Nick Park (characters)

Produced by
Peter Lord .... executive producer
Christopher Moll .... producer
Colin Rose .... executive producer: BBC
Peter Salmon .... executive producer: BBC
David Sproxton .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Julian Nott 
 
Film Editing by
Helen Garrard 
 
Art Direction by
Yvonne Fox 
 
Production Management
Peter Thornton .... production manager
 
Art Department
Geoff Bevins .... characters & props
Trisha Budd .... characters & props
Tim Farrington .... scenic artist
Richard Higgs .... graphic design
Phil Lewis .... assistant art director: sets
Johnny Parsons .... characters & props (as John Parsons)
Jan Sanger .... characters & props
Ian Whitlock .... assistant art director: props
John Wright .... characters & props
 
Sound Department
Harvey Lilley .... dialogue dubbing editor
Bill Morgan .... sound effects recording
Adrian Rhodes .... dubbing editor
Joss Sanglier .... adr recordist
Aad Wirtz .... dubbing mixer
Chris Nuttall .... post-sound assistant (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Craig Chandler .... optical effects
Peter Wignall .... optical effects supervisor
Tony Willis .... effects cameraman (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tristan Oliver .... photography
Dave Alex Riddett .... photography
 
Animation Department
Steve Box .... animation
Tom Gasek .... additional animator
Arril Johnson .... additional animator
Peter Lord .... additional animator
Nick Park .... animation
Peter Thornton .... additional animator
 
Editorial Department
Tamsin Parry .... trainee assistant editor
Jason Wheeler .... negative cutter (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nic Raine .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer (uncredited)
John Philip Sousa .... music: "The Honors March " (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jason Marshall .... production assistant
Brian Sibley .... additional contributor
 

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30 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)

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Trivia:
In an effort to get Gromit out of the house, the penguin plays very loud music. One tune is "How Much is That Doggie in the Window?" and another is "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the 'Ole Oaktree" which indicates that he's just been released from prison.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During the train scene, Gromit is dangling from a lamp on the ceiling. Then Feathers McGraw shoots the lamp, Gromit falls onto the train, and the lamp is on his head. But as earlier seen, there is a light bulb in the lamp, so shouldn't we have seen and heard breaking glass?See more »
Quotes:
Wallace:[as he goes flying around the room] Don't worry, Gromit! Everything's under control!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Happy TalkSee more »

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20 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
"The Wrong Trousers" is filmmaking history that may never be paralleled, 9 September 2001
Author: Glacier571-3 from San Francisco

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993): Calling this delightful and hilarious Oscar-winning masterpiece (brought to us by Nick Park, co-director of "Chicken Run," one of my all-time favorite films) the best claymation short ever is a lot like saying that someone just bought the best vehicle from a used car lot, so I'll go ahead and call this the best animated short ever, which it definitely is. No questions asked. It's brilliantly shot, paced, scripted, directed...to paraphrase Mary Poppins, it's practically perfect in every way. You can't help but fall in love with every single character on the screen, from our always-lovable cheese-loving inventor and his loyal canine companion to even the devious jewel-thieving penguin Feathers McGraw (the subject of the bestselling "Have You Seen This Chicken?" T-shirts). They are so well-rounded that Feathers nearly steals the show; it's impossible to keep a straight face at the sight of a penguin nervously wiping sweat from his brow, disguising himself as a chicken and firing a revolver, all while wearing the same stolid expression in his little peppercorn-black eyes. The wild train ride near the conclusion is a breathtaking segment that will never be topped by any other animation studio in this millennium or the next. I cannot recommend this work of genius enough. If you find anything whatsoever to dislike about it, I suggest seeking professional help immediately. Otherwise, pop this into your video or DVD player, put your feet up and watch this piece of animated history unfold before your very eyes. 10/10

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