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Title: The Animal Movie
Director: Munro, Grant, Tunis, Ron
Year: 1966
Length: 09 min 47 s

An animated cartoon to help children explore why and how animals move as they do. A little boy discovers that he cannot compete with a monkey, a snake or a horse by imitating the way they move. He can only outdistance them when he climbs into a vehicle that can travel in any environment, proving that while other animals are trapped by their environment, humans, the inventors, aren't.

Director
Grant Munro

Animation
Grant Munro

Director
Ron Tunis

Animation
Ron Tunis

Producer
Sidney Goldsmith

Cinematography
Jacques Jarry

Sound
Kathleen Shannon

Music
Kathleen Shannon

Sound
Malca Gillson

Music
Malca Gillson

Sound
Pierre F. Brault

Music
Pierre F. Brault

Re-recording
Ron Alexander

Re-recording
Roger Lamoureux

Technique(s) used

Animated drawings