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Two boys go outside at night to capture a bird.

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John Hubley
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Mark Hubley Mark Hubley ... Mark (voice)
Ray Hubley Ray Hubley ... Hampy (voice) (as Hampy Hubley)
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Good use of limited-animation, but the dialogue becomes tedious after a while.
8 August 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This cartoon deservedly won an Oscar for Animated Short in 1959. It came about in an intriguing way-John and Faith Hubley taped their two sons at play and structured the animation around the conversation between the two. Fascinating though this is (and the animation is excellent), toward the lattr part of the short, the dialogue starte to become tedious and distracting, at least to me. This technique would be used again to quite good effect in later shorts. Still an excellent short and most recommended.


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29 January 1959 (USA) See more »

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Der große Vogel Mond See more »

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