Peace on Earth
Studio: MGM Release Date : December 9, 1939
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Synopsis

At Christmastime, a chipmunk grandfather tells the story of how the human race finally killed each other off and the animals built on the ruins of civilization.

Credits

Director

Hugh Harman

Animator

Jerry Brewer
Arnold Gillespie
George Gordon
Al Grandmain
George Grandpre
Stan Quackenbush
Irvin "Irv" Spence
Carl Urbano

Story

Jack Cosgriff
Hugh Harman
Khat Harman
Charles McGirl
Frank "Tish" Tashlin

Music

Scott Bradley

Backgrounds

John Dedrik Johnsen
Joseph Smith

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc

Layout

Al Grandmain

Producer

Hugh Harman
Fred Quimby

Sound

Fred MacAlpin

Music Sources

Wesley, Charles : "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing "

Distributor(s)

MGM

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Short Subject

Trivia

This cartoon was said to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, but didn't win nor lose because the Nobel Peace Prizes were closed off that year because of WWII.

Video Information

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

MGM Cartoon Classics: Happy Harmonies

DVD

United States

15 Winners, 26 Nominees
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Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 5738
Production No.: 3913
Running time: 8:47
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English

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History

11/30/2011

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10/25/2013

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1/17/2014

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8/16/2014

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1/13/2015

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5/10/2017

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12/29/2017

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Hugh Harman: Director
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Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
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Jack Cosgriff: Story
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Hugh Harman: Story
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Khat Harman: Story
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Charles McGirl: Story
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Frank "Tish" Tashlin: Story
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Hugh Harman: Producer
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Fred Quimby: Producer
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Scott Bradley: Music
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Fred MacAlpin: Sound
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Jerry Brewer: Animator
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Arnold Gillespie: Animator
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George Gordon: Animator
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Al Grandmain: Animator
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Al Grandmain: Layout
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George Grandpre: Animator
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John Dedrik Johnsen: Backgrounds
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Stan Quackenbush: Animator
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Joseph Smith: Backgrounds
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Irvin "Irv" Spence: Animator
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Carl Urbano: Animator
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