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 1979 Official Selection, film index

Rip Van Winkle

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Rip Van Winkle is a free spirit who preferred telling stories to plowing the land. Although the townfolk enjoyed his antics, they scorned his lack of such Puritan virtues as thrift and hard work.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Rip Van Winkle

    Directed by: Will VINTON

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 27 min 15 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: clay

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Will VINTON

    Production: VINTON STUDIOS

    Distribution: BILLY BUDD FILMS, INC.

    Based on: Conte d'Irving Washington

    Animation: Barry Bruce, Don Merkt, Joan Gratz, Will Vinton, Matt Wuerker

    Music: Billy Scream, Paul Jamison, Susan Shadburne (chansons)

    Voice: Tim Conner, Will Geer