animated cartoon Gerald McBoing Boing © UPA
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Gerald McBoing Boing

This is the story of Gerald McCloy and the strange thing that happened to that little boy. They say it all started when Gerald was two, that the age kids start talking at least most of them do. Well when he started talking you know what he said; he didn’t talk words he went “Boing-Boing” instead.

~Opening Narration~

Created by: UPA
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Marvin Miller ... Narrator
Directed by: Robert Cannon
Executive Producers: Stephen Bosustow
Musical Score by: Gail Kubik
Theme Music by: Chico Hamilton
Writing Credits: Ted Geisel, Bill Scott and Phil Eastman
Supervising / Directing Animators: John Hubley
Based on: The Book by Dr Seuss.

animated cartoon Gerald McBoing Boing © UPAIn animation historian Jerry Beck's 1994 poll of animators, film historians and directors, this cartoon was rated the ninth greatest cartoon of all time.

Selected for the National Film Registry.

Won the 1950 Academy Award for best Short Subject/Cartoon.

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