Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown

Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown is a 1958–1962 American animated television series based on the children's record book series, Bozo the Clown by Capitol Records.[1] This series was produced by Larry Harmon Pictures, which began syndication in 1958.[2] Lou Scheimer, of Filmation fame, was the art director for the series. The voice cast includes Larry Harmon starring as Bozo, with Paul Frees as the narrator.

Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown
GenreSlapstick comedy and Animation
Created byAlan Livingston
Written byAlan Livingston
Charles Shows
Homer Brightman
Paul Fennell
Larry Harmon
Carl Kohler
Directed byPaul Fennell
Larry Harmon
Jerry Hathcock
Ed Solomon
Anatole Kirsanoff
Brad Case
Volus Jones
Tom Baron
Voices ofLarry Harmon
Paul Frees
Theme music composerGordon Zahler
Alec Compinsky
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seriesN/A
No. of episodes157
Production
Executive producerLarry Harmon
ProducersPaul Fennell
Theodore Ticktin
Running time5 minutes
Production companyLarry Harmon Pictures
Release
Original release1958 (1958) –
1962 (1962)

A total of 157 five-minute shorts were produced: 20 in 1958, 85 in 1959 and 52 in 1962.[3]

SummaryEdit

The animated adventures of Bozo and his adolescent sidekick Butch as they journey to crazy, wild and exciting places.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 90–91. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  2. ^ Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 153–155. ISBN 978-1476665993.
  3. ^ Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown at The Big Cartoon DataBase

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