The Furious flycycle

United States, 1980

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Melvin Spitznagel is a mechanical genius. When Professor Mickimecki, the inventor moves to town, Melvin “borrows” the professor’s anti-gravity pellet and converts his bicycle to a flying marvel, just in time to perform a heroic rescue. Animation by John Lange, Barry Whitebrook, Al Wilzbach and Fred Crippen. With music by Larry Wolff, this film is based on the book by Jan Wahl.

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