The Pogo Special Birthday Special
Studio: MGM Release Date : May 18, 1969 Series: Television Special
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Synopsis

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Characters

Pogo Possum
(Voice: June Foray)

Broadcasters

NBC

Trivia

  • Based on the comic strip "Pogo" by Walt Kelly.
  • The Proctor and Gamble Company (P&G) sponsored the special. To help promote the cartoon, select P&G products included one of six vinyl figures designed by Walt Kelly himself.
  • According to Shelby Kelly, a TV series was possibly in the works along with the special. Walt Kelly drew up multiple storyboards with Chuck Jones collaborating with Kelly on ideas for episodes.

Video Information

VHS

United States

The Pogo Special Birthday Special

Links

Animation Anecdotes - Pogo Special Birthday Special

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 4 : 3 (Television)
Color Type: Metrocolor
Sound Type: Mono
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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History

12/29/2014

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    Sources

    Walt Kelly: Writer
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    Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Director
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    Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Producer
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    Walt Kelly: Producer
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    Eugene Poddany: Additional Music
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    Ben Washam: Co-Director
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    Don Morgan: Production Design
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    Robert "Bob" Inman: Backgrounds
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    George Nicholas: Animator
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    Hal Ambro: Animator
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    Richard "Dick" Thompson: Animator
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    Philip "Phil" Roman: Animator
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    Ben Washam: Animator
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    Thomas "Tom" Ray: Animator
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    Lloyd Vaughan: Animator
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    Carl Bell: Animator
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    Don Foster: Graphics
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    Jim Faris: Editor
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    Earl Jonas: Production Manager
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    Les Tremayne: Voices
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    June Foray: Voices
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    Walt Kelly: Voices
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    Charles M. "Chuck" Jones: Voices
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    Todd Kausen: Voices
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    Walt Kelly: Lyrics
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    Norman Monath: Music
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    Walt Kelly: Music
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    Walt Kelly: Storyboards
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    Walt Kelly: Animator
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    Walt Kelly: Layout
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