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Moonbird (1959)

Moonbird
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Mark Hubley Mark Hubley
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Ray Hubley Ray Hubley
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Two boys go outside at night to capture a bird.
Release date: 1 January 1959
Tags: Short (2), 1950s (2), 1959 (1), Animation (1)
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Oscars 1960 Winners (My Version) (25 movies items)

"Best Animated Short! Winner: Moonbird! Nominees: Mexicali Shmoes Noah's Ark The Violinist"


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1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - The Full List (1001 movies items)

"DIR: John Hubley, Faith Hubley SUMMARY: Two little boys go on a midnight adventure to try and capture a Moonbird. WHY IT'S HERE: In 1959, John and Faith Hubley's 'Moonbird' was the most experimental film yet to win the Oscar for Best Animated Short. The soundtrack of this ten minute short is based entirely around a conversation between the Hubley's infant sons, which their parents secretly recorded. The soundtrack captures the improvisatory imaginations of two children as they hunt for the M"



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