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Title: The Cat Came Back
Director: Barker, Cordell
Year: 1988
Length: 07 min 37 s

This hilarious animated short is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow cat that just won't stay away...

Director
Cordell Barker

Script
Cordell Barker

Animation
Cordell Barker

Producer
Richard Condie

Producer
Cordell Barker

Executive producer
Ches Yetman

Animation camera
Lorne Bailey

Sound
John McCulloch

Sound
Ed Ledson

Sound
Richard Condie

Sound
Cordell Barker

Sound editing
Ken Rodeck

Voice
Richard Condie

Re-recording
Clive Perry

Music
John McCulloch

Technique(s) used

Animated drawings

Drawing on paper with computer rendering