Why'd the beetle cross the road?

United States, 1984

Film
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In answer to the question which has puzzled sages throughout the centuries, this short whimsical film gives us a bug’s eye view of the meaning of life. It stars a determined beetle who slowly makes his way across an ocean-side bikepath, humming a medley of familiar tunes while he evades or surmounts a series of obstacles.

Credits

director

Jan Skrentny

production company

Jungle Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:07:13:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34407

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Beetles

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Comedy

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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