Why mosquitoes buzz in peoples ears

United States, 1984

Film
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A delightful children’s animation that is based on an African folktale. The story is about the disaster that can occur when people tell tall-tales. Adaptation by Gene Deitch of an award winning book written by Verna Aardema.

Credits

director
producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34091

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Folk literature, African

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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