Closed Mondays (1974)

14 Dec
Director  Will Vinton and Bob Gardiner
Producer  Vinton-Gardiner Productions
Length  8 min
B&W/Color  color
UO Library Catalog description:  Uses clay animation in presenting a story about a wino who wanders into an art museum where the art objects cause him to have visions.
Call # FILM Ma181
Genre  animation
Rare  no
Online  yes; YouTube
Copyright status  public domain
Physical condition  good
Oregon-related  yes


Also pops up on a DVD called Claymation and VHS of Oscar-nominated shorts. Blackhawk was distributing this at some point, according to at least one WorldCat entry, but most say it was distributed by Pyramid. Winner of the 1975 Oscar for Best Short Film, Animated. Will Vinton was born in McMinnville, Oregon, and continues to work in animation at his company Freewill Entertainment in Portland.

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