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The Puppetoon Movie: Volume 2

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THE PUPPETOON MOVIE VOLUME 2 Limited Edition Blu-Ray + DVD featuring More Academy Award®-winning stop-motion animated Puppetoons of George Pal. This historic collector's release includes 18 Restored High Definition Puppetoons never before released on any home video format* Brilliant by any measure, these shorts are pure eye candy that must be seen to be believed!

In the 1930s and 1940s, before George Pal made classic features like The Time Machine (1960) and The War of the Worlds (1953), he created dazzling stop-motion animated short subjects called PUPPETOONS™ which utilized an astonishing Pal invention called the replacement figure or series puppet. Inconceivably, thousands of crafted wood puppets would be replaced for each frame of film. Pal’s Big Idea transformed the flat cartoon into three dimension. Over the years, Puppetoons are often praised as some of the greatest works of stop-motion animation ever conceived. 

In 1987, working with Mrs. George Pal, Arnold Leibovit produced and directed The Puppetoon Movie©. In 2013, an acclaimed HD restoration Blu-ray was released and now for the first time Leibovit presents Puppetoon masterpieces restored from Original 35mm Technicolor Successive Exposure Negatives (SEN) or 35mm (IB) Imbibition Technicolor Nitrate Prints. 

Puppetoons (High Definition)

  • Dipsy Gypsy (1940) 
  • Radio Valve Revolution (1934) 
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1935) 
  • A Hatful of Dreams (1944) 
  • Rescue Brigade (1937) 
  • In Lamp Light Land (1935) 
  • Jasper and the Choo-Choo (1942) 
  • Love On The Range (1938) 
  • The Gay Knighties (1941) 
  • Two Gun Rusty (1944)
  • How An Advertising Poster Came About (1938) 
  • Jasper Goes Hunting (1944)
  • Sky Pirates (1938)
  • Jasper’s Close Shave (1945)
  • The Ship of the Ether (1934)
  • Good Night Rusty (1943)
  • Wilbur the Lion (1946)
  • Jasper Tell (1944)

Extras (Standard Definition)

This is Oil, No.1: Prospecting for Petroleum (1946) Shell Oil Company Inc.
Trailers From Hell: Arnold Leibovit on The Puppetoon Movie
Trailers From Hell: Arnold Leibovit on The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal
The Puppetoon Movie Speedy Alka-Seltzer Miles Laboratory
  Smithsonian Institution
The Puppetoon Movie Montage
Full Production and Donor Credits

Includes 6-Panel Color Booklet, Liner Notes by Arnold Leibovit

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1971
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 186
Specs: Region Free Blu-ray + DVD Combo
Video Resolution/Codec: Technicolor & Gasparcolor/Black & White
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.37:1
Audio Formats: Mono & Stereo