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Horton Hears a Who! -- Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists.

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Directors:
Chuck Jones
Ben Washam (co-director)
Writer:
Dr. Seuss (teleplay)
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Release Date:
19 March 1970 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Boil that dust speck! Boil that dust speck! See more (14 total) »

Cast

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Hans Conried ... Narrator / Horton / Dr. H. Hoovey (voice)

June Foray ... Jane Kangaroo / Mother Who / Baby Who / Cindy Lou Who (voice)

Chuck Jones ... Junior Kangaroo / Various Whos / Quizmo McKwoff / JoJo (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thurl Ravenscroft ... Wickersham Brother (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Chuck Jones 
Ben Washam (co-director)
 
Writing credits
Dr. Seuss (teleplay)

Produced by
Chuck Jones .... producer
Dr. Seuss .... producer (as Ted Geisel)
 
Original Music by
Eugene Poddany 
 
Film Editing by
Jim Faris 
 
Production Design by
Maurice Noble 
 
Production Management
Earl Jonas .... production manager
 
Art Department
Don Foster .... graphics
Chuck Jones .... storyboard artist
Bob Ogle .... storyboard artist
 
Animation Department
Hal Ambro .... animator
Carl Bell .... animator
Philip DeGuard .... background artist
Angel Esparza .... background artist
Don Morgan .... layout artist
George Nicholas .... animator
Tom Ray .... animator
Phil Roman .... animator (as Philip Roman)
Irven Spence .... animator (as Irv Spence)
Richard Thompson .... animator (as Dick Thompson)
Ben Washam .... animator
Irv Wyner .... background artist
 
Music Department
Eugene Poddany .... conductor
Eugene Poddany .... songs: music by
Dr. Seuss .... songs: lyrics by
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
26 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (5.0) (L-R)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Grinch makes a brief cameo appearance as one of the Whos in Whoville.See more »
Quotes:
Tho Whos:[singing] The world is a-sittin' on an elephant's nose
Cindy Lou Who:What's a elephant?
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Soundtrack:
Old Doc HooveySee more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Boil that dust speck! Boil that dust speck!, 15 December 2005
Author: Patrick Splinter from Edina, MN

I had fond memories of this movie from when I was a kid. I never see it on TV anywhere though. This is my kids favorite book for me to read. They like to finish the line "A person's a person no matter how small". The most vivid memory is of the Wickersham Brother's singing "Boil that dust speck! Boil that dust speck!" and the "We are here!" letters getting caught in the clouds and the little twerps "Yop!" breaking through. I wish they would make the other Horton story "Horton hatches an egg!" into a movie. This one addresses the topic of adoption in a very cool way. Since all my kids are adopted I especially like that one.

Horton hers a who is great for kids! 8/10

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