The Interview

United States, 1955

Film
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An animated satire by Ernest Pintoff presenting an interview between a ‘square’ pseudo-intellectual announcer and a ‘hip’jazz musician. The announcer is utterly confused by the musician’s terminology, and the latter is utterly discouraged by the announcer’s ignorance.

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Credits

production company

Pintoff Productions

producer/director

Ernest Pintoff

Duration

00:05:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016323

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Interviews

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Comedy

People → Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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