Cannonball (K)

United States, 1983

Film
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A delightful children’s story about Cannonball, a little stray dog who escapes from a pound and wanders into a circus. Here he is befriended by the clown who is in danger of losing his job unless he smartens up his act. Cannonball saves the day and acquires a role in the circus routine. Based on the book “Cannonball Simp”, written and illustrated by John Burningham. Minimal dialogue and features a cameo role by Joe Mantegna. Suitable for lower and middle primary levels.

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production company

Evergreen Films

Firehouse Productions

co-producer

John Sturner

Gary Templeton

director

Gary Templeton

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1983

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