Hot stuff. The Ride. Dinosaur. Rip Van Winkle

Canada

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A compilation of four excellent short films; two from The National Film Board of Canada and two from Will Vinton who pioneered clay animation. “Hot Stuff” (Canada, 1972, 10 min.): An award winning animated film about fire as the servant of man. “The Ride” (Canada, 1963, 7 min.): A slapstick comedy about a chauffeur for an eccentric tycoon chasing a runaway sled. “Dinosaur” (U.S., 1980, 14 min.): A clay animated interpretation of how earth existed before man. “Rip Van Winkle” (U.S., 1979, 29 min.) An adaptation of Washington Irving’s classic tale of a man who would rather tell stories than work in the fields.

Credits

co-director

Will Vinton

Gerald Potterton

Zlatko Grgic

co-producer

Will Vinton

Colin Low

production company

Billy Budd Films

Will Vinton Productions

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Canada

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32791

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animals & Wildlife → Dinosaurs

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Animation → Clay animation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire

Comedy

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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