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Gumby 1 (1995)

In this offshoot of the 1950s "claymation" cartoon series, the crazy Blockheads threaten to ruin Gumby's benefit concert by replacing the entire city of Clokeytown with robots.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Dal McKennon Dal McKennon ... Gumby / Claybert / Fatbuckle / Kapp (voice) (as Charles Farrington)
Art Clokey Art Clokey ... Pokey / Prickle / Gumbo (voice)
Gloria Clokey Gloria Clokey ... Goo (voice)
Manny La Carruba Manny La Carruba ... Thinbuckle (voice) (as Manny LaCarruba)
Alice Young Alice Young ... Ginger (voice)
Janet MacDuff Janet MacDuff ... Gumba (voice)
Patti Morse Patti Morse ... Tara (voice)
Bonnie Rudolph Bonnie Rudolph ... Lowbelly / Farm Lady (voice)
David Ozzie Ahlers David Ozzie Ahlers ... Radio Announcer (voice) (as Ozzie Ahlers)
David Archer David Archer ... Background Voice Effects (voice)
Lillian Nicol Lillian Nicol ... Background Voice Effects (voice)
Rick Warren Rick Warren ... Background Voice Effects (voice)
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Storyline

In this offshoot of the 1950s "claymation" cartoon series, the crazy Blockheads threaten to ruin Gumby's benefit concert by replacing the entire city of Clokeytown with robots. Written by Hiphats

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Finally, a hero we can call our own! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gumby: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,272, 4 December 1995

Gross USA:

$57,100
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Premavision Inc. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Director's Cut DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael Jackson was approached about providing music for the film. See more »

Goofs

During "Take Me Away", when Gumby and Tara are dancing as blockheads follow them through a tunnel filled with Pokeys, you can clearly see a mirror in the background used to create the illusion. A camera can be seen on the right in a few frames as well. See more »

Quotes

Gumby: Hey, fellas! What do you know? Our first break on TV! Lucky sure works fast.
Fatbuckle: [drumbeat]
Thinbuckle: Man, our first TV appearance!
[guitar solo]
Nobuckle: Wow! Think I should get a haircut?
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Crazy Credits

Dal McKennon being credited as Charles Farrington is an inside joke, as this is Art Clokey's middle and last birth name. See more »

Alternate Versions

In April 2007, the film was edited and re-released and shown at the Tribeca Family Film Festival in New York. This version of the film was later released on DVD on April 22, 2008 as a director's cut version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Smallville: Hero (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Rockin' Arc Park
Music by David Ozzie Ahlers (as Ozzie Ahlers)
Guitars: Craig Chaquico
Keyboard, Bass, Percussion: David Ozzie Ahlers (as Ozzie Ahlers)
Recorded at Focused Audio, San Francisco
Engineer: Jeff Roth
Remix Engineer: Jim Reitzel
Published by Premavision/Misticaro Music, BMI
Produced by David Ozzie Ahlers (as Ozzie Ahlers)
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For Gumby Fans
6 February 2006 | by R BeckerSee all my reviews

Those who grew up with Gumby, like me, will find this a welcome step back into the boundless imagination of Art Clokey and his crew. Anybody else may find their mileage varies, unfortunately, because there really *isn't* anybody quite like Art Clokey. It's not mile-a-minute in its pacing, it's not laugh-a-minute in its comedy, it's not trying to be anything but More Gumby. So if you want more Gumby, this is it! Clokey brings back all your favorites -- Gumby, Pokey, Prickle, Goo, the Blockheads, and even some surprises -- and adds a few new characters on top of that. Nobody should miss the utterly psychedelic claymation of the last few minutes of the film, because it really is beautifully done. If you expect Aardman Animation or something modern, you should adjust my rating down a few points -- this probably isn't for you. But if you remember Gumby and would like just another short while with him and his friends, here's your chance.


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