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Title:
The Jolly frolics collection [videorecording DVD]
Publication Information:
Culver City, CA : Turner Classics Movies, ©2012.
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([16] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
General Note:
DVD format ; region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital.

Videodisc release of cartoons made from 1948 to 1959.

Bonus features include: Concept art, model sheets, storyboards, color styling sketches, color continuity board, backgrounds, cel setups, publicity stills, movie posters, pressbooks, pencil tests.
Contents:
Robin Hoodlum The magic fluke The ragtime bear Punchy de Leon (1950) / The miner's daughter Giddyap The popcorn story The family circus Gerald McBoing Boing Georgie and the dragon The wonder gloves The oompahs Rooty toot toot Willie the kid Pete Hothead Madeline Little boy with a big horn The emperor's new clothes Christopher Crumpet Gerald McBoing Boing's symphony The unicorn in the garden The tell-tale heart Bringing up mother Ballet-oop The man on the flying trapeze Fudget's budget How now Boing Boing Spare the child Four wheels no brakes Baby boogie Christopher Crumpet's playmate The rise of Duton Lang Gerald McBoing! Boing! on planet Moo The jaywalker Trees and Jamaica daddy Sailing and village band Spring and saganaki Picnics are fun and Dino's serenade
Abstract:
"[This three-disc set] includes 38 theatrical cartoons released from 1948 to 1959. Originally distributed by Columbia Pictures, the cartoon shorts produced by UPA (United Productions of America) were revolutionary, adopting the contemporary graphics of Modern design and offering non-traditional, provocative storytelling. Giving the animators at Disney, MGM and Warner Bros. a run for their money, UPA earned six nominations and three Academy Awards, and among their classic one-shot cartoons they adapted stories by James Thurber ("A Unicorn in the Garden") and Edgar Allan Poe ("The Tell-Tale Heart" narrated by James Mason). The studio tried to avoid repetition, but nevertheless presented two long-lasting characters in Gerald McBoing Boing (created by Dr. Seuss) and the near-sighted Mr. Magoo, whose first cartoon -- "Ragtime Bear"--Is also included in [collection]."--Container.
Added Uniform Title:
Frankie and Johnny.

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