Director(s)Robert Cannon
Producer(s)Stephen Bosustow (executive)
Top GenresAnimation, Comedy, Family, Short Films
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Gerald McBoing-Boing (1951) was a Animation - Short Films Film directed by Robert Cannon and produced by Stephen Bosustow.

Gerald McBoing-Boing was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1995.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

Best Animated Short FilmStephen Bosustow, ProducerWon

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Gerald McBoing-Boing on Planet Moo (1956)

on Jul 26, 2014 From True Classics

In 1956, UPA released the final of four cartoons featuring Dr. Seuss’s adorably strange,?noise-making little boy, Gerald McBoing-Boing. This last?cartoon in the series deviates from the typical McBoing-Boing short in one important way: the creative, sometimes nonsensical rhyming meter of the ... Read full article

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950)

on Feb 15, 2014 From True Classics

When it comes to theatrical animation in the 1950s, there were no greater innovators than the talented artists at United Productions of America. UPA’s highly stylized, modern aesthetic was visually appealing; the cartoons were creative and fresh, with entertaining characters and funny, unexpec... Read full article

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In 2005, this film was included in the "From the Den" collection on the "special edition" DVD of Hellboy.
In a 1994 poll of animators, film historians and directors (conducted by the animation historian Jerry Beck), this film was rated the ninth greatest cartoon short of all time.
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Best Animated Short Film Oscar 1950

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Gerald McBoing-Boing

Released 1951
Inducted 1995

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Also released in 1951

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