The Popcorn Story
Studio: UPA Release Date : November 30, 1950 Series: Jolly Frolics
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Synopsis

Trying to find a better way to shine shoes, a young inventor inadvertently invents popcorn instead.

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Art Babbitt

Animator

Roger Daley
Willis "Willy" Pyle
Cecil Surrey
Myron Henry "Grim" Natwick

Story

Bob Russell
Phil ('P.D.') Eastman
William "Bill" Scott

Music

Hoyt S. Curtin

Voices

Jim Backus (unverified)

Production Manager

Adrian Woolery
Adrian Woolery

Executive Producer

Stephen "Steve" Bosustow

Design

William T. "Bill" Hurtz

Color

Herbert "Herb" Klynn
Jules Engel

Supervising Director

John Hubley


Distributor(s)

Columbia

Television

Totally Tooned In (Season 1, Episode 18)

DVD

United States

The Jolly Frolics Collection

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:16
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Art Babbitt

Animator

Roger Daley
Willis "Willy" Pyle
Cecil Surrey
Myron Henry "Grim" Natwick

Story

Bob Russell
Phil ('P.D.') Eastman
William "Bill" Scott

Music

Hoyt S. Curtin

Voices

Jim Backus (unverified)

Production Manager

Adrian Woolery
Adrian Woolery

Executive Producer

Stephen "Steve" Bosustow

Design

William T. "Bill" Hurtz

Color

Herbert "Herb" Klynn
Jules Engel

Supervising Director

John Hubley

Screenshots

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Model Sheet
Submitted by TibbyH


History

3/26/2012

  • Home video info added by eutychus

5/10/2012

  • Credits added by Toonatic

2/12/2013

  • Synopsis added by eutychus
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4/15/2014

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4/27/2017

    4/4/2018

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    • TibbyH

    7/21/2018

      7/3/2020

        Sources

        Art Babbitt: Director
        • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

        Jim Backus: Voices
        • Unverified

        Roger Daley: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Adrian Woolery: Production Manager
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Bob Russell: Story
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Phil ('P.D.') Eastman: Story
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        William "Bill" Scott: Story
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Willis "Willy" Pyle: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Cecil Surrey: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Myron Henry "Grim" Natwick: Animator
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        William T. "Bill" Hurtz: Design
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Herbert "Herb" Klynn: Color
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Jules Engel: Color
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Hoyt S. Curtin: Music
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Stephen "Steve" Bosustow: Executive Producer
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        John Hubley: Supervising Director
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

        Adrian Woolery: Production Manager
        • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)