Gerald Mcboing boing (K)

United States, 1950

Film
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At first, young Gerald’s boings, honks, beeps, toots and train whistle noises nearly drive his parents crazy - and when time and even school fail to teach him to actually talk like other children, the situation grows bleaker. Rejected by his peers, an outcast in a world of words, the friendless Gerald runs away from home. Then from a dark and dreadful snowstorm he is rescued by the owner of a radio station who needs just such a lad for his sound effects department. At last Gerald has found his niche. From the story by Dr Seuss, adapted by Bill Scott and Phil Eastman and narrated by Marvin Miller. Animation by Bill Melendez, Rudy Larriva, Pat Matthews, Willis Pyle, Frank Smith. Suitable for primary school level.

Credits

producer

Stephen Bosustow

production company

Bosustow Entertainment

United Productions of America

Duration

00:07:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33032

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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