Kuumba: Simon's new sound

United States, 1978

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Animated film about a young boy living in Trinidad who experiments with various sounds to create an instrument to play in the Mardi Gras. Shows his success in fabricating a steel drum from the bottom of an oil drum. Written by Joel Dreyfuss, designed and animated by Robert Bloomberg and Jane Aaron, narrated by Lawrence Andrews, Lucille Arnold, Pamela Franco and Opal Palmer. Music by ‘The Louis Arnold Steel Drummers’.

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Credits

director

Nguzo Saba

producer

Carol Munday Lawrence

production company

Nguzo Saba Films

Duration

00:06:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

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