animated cartoon Casper the Friendly Ghost © Famous Studios
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Casper the Friendly Ghost

All ghosts are suppose to be scary, but little Casper doesn’t want to be like other ghosts; his wish is to be a nice ghost and make friends. Packing his thing, he Runs away from home to find someone to make friends with, but who’d be friends with a ghost? After scary away some farm animals he meets two children who befriend him and ask him if he wants to play.

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Here is an excellent start of the "Casper" cartoon series - because this is the very first Casper cartoon. I remember watching this short from an old...
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Although he would ultimately become the most famous and popular creation from Famous Studios character library (apart of course from those passed down from the Fleischer Studio); Casper the Friendly...
Created by: Famous Studios
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Alternate Title: The Friendly Ghost
Featuring the voices of:
Frank Gallop ... Narrator
Cecil Roy ... Casper
Directed by: Izzy Sparber
Writing Credits: Otto Messmer and Bill Turner
Animated by: Tom Golden, Nick Tafuri and John Walworth
Based on: The book by Joseph Oriolo and Seymour Reit.

Casper’s first theatrical appearance (although his design is stockier and cruder here).

Look for this short on public domain collections.

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