The History of the world in three minutes flat

Canada, 1980

Film
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Uses vignettes from the past and animators’ licence to provide a humorous account of history as seen through the eyes of “The Creator”. With animation by Jim Hiltz, Bill Speers, Rick Bowman and John Gaug.

Credits

producer/director

Michael Mills

production company

Michael Mills Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:04:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32241

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Comedy

History → History

History → World history

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Creation

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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