The Devil and Daniel mouse

Canada, 1977

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Using traditional cell animation, the timeless story of the person who sells his soul to the devil in return for present success is told. Jan and Dan are a not-too-successful folk singing duo, when Jan signs a contract with the devil to become a famous rock singer. When the devil comes to collect Jan, Dan demands a trial. Photographed by Lenora Hume; script by Ken Sobol; edited by Bob Ablack; music by John Sebastian.

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Credits

production company

Nelvana

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

co-producer

Patrick Loubert

Michael Hirsh

director

Clive A Smith

Duration

00:24:47:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015956

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Animation (Cinematography)

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Animation → Animation - Juvenile films

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion

Literature → Fables - Juvenile films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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