MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 262,240 this week

A Warm Reception in L.A. (1988)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 13 users  
Reviews: 2 user

An author seeks fame and fortune in Hollywood.

0Check in
0Share...

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Warm Reception in L.A. (1988)

A Warm Reception in L.A. (1988) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Warm Reception in L.A..
1 win. See more awards »
Edit

Storyline

An author seeks fame and fortune in Hollywood.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 March 1988 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The International Tournee of Animation: Volume 4 (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

One Of The Funniest Cartoons I've Ever Seen --
28 December 2002 | by (ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha) – See all my reviews

As a screenwriter, I can sympathize wholeheartedly with the "journey" that this wonderful short movie's lead character goes on.

I first saw this on British television, some 15 years ago. Animated in day-glo neon style artwork, and with a smile-out-loud infectious faux-Jamaican song

that you'll be humming for days, this short tells the story of a New York writer who is whisked off to Hollywood. He's feted and schmoozed by the Film Studio dregs, and returns to New York triumphant with the age-old promise "the check is on the way". The seasons change, and when he eventually calls the studio, they've no recollection about who he ever was. Dispirited, he writes a children's book instead.

I was thrilled to find a copy from an old British television showing of this lovely little short. I'd be happier if I could by a legitimate DVD release of it.

Guys...why is this languishing on a shelf, when it could be out there delighting a new generation of viewers?


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Seen recently persuivant
Discuss A Warm Reception in L.A. (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page