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The Hole (1962)

Two men discuss the nature of accidents and the possibility of nuclear war.

Director:

John Hubley

Writers:

Faith Hubley (story), John Hubley (story)
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Dizzy Gillespie ... (voice)
George Mathews ... (voice)
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Two men discuss the nature of accidents and the possibility of nuclear war.

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Animation | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Дiрка See more »

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Brandon Films, Storyboard See more »
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Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Award Winning Animation
8 May 2001 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

Two construction workers - one Black, one White - engage in a wide-ranging discussion during their shift in THE HOLE of a New York City building project.

John & Faith Hubley (creators of MOONBIRD) strike pay dirt once more with this very engaging and thought provoking little film which makes astute observations about nuclear proliferation. The limited animation format is the perfect medium to illustrate the unscripted remarks of the two characters, voiced by Dizzy Gillespie & George Mathews.

Winner of the 1962 Oscar for Best Animated Short.


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