A complete archive of animated shorts from the National Film Board of Canada's Academy Award winners and nominees. Includes "Every Child" (Oscar winner 1979), "The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin" (Oscar nominee 1981), "Blackfly" (Oscar nominee 1991), "The Cat Came Back" (Oscar nominee 1988), "The Sand Castle" (Oscar winner 1977), "The Owl Who Married A Goose", "Evolution" (Oscar nominee 1971), "Christmas Cracker" (Oscar nominee 1964), "Monsieur Pointu" (Oscar nominee 1975).
Description by Image Entertainment:
For the first time on DVD--the complete set of the National Film Board of Canada's Academy Award-winning and nominated animation shorts for kids. Nine exceptional films in all! "Every Child" - A baby appears mysteriously on the doorstep of a busy executive. Oscar Winner 1979. "The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin" - A zany version of the Cinderella tale. Oscar Nomination 1981. "Blackfly" - A folk singer recounts his battle with the blackfly in the woods of north Ontario. Oscar Nomination 1991. "The Cat Came Back" - The hilarious attempts of Mr. Johnson to get rid of a little yellow cat. Oscar Nomination 1988. "The Sand Castle" - The sandman builds creatures out of sand, and then the wind begins to blow. Oscar Winner 1977. "The Owl Who Married a Goose" - An Inuit legend. "Evolution" - Darwin himself would get a chuckle from this view of human evolution. Oscar Nomination 1971. "Christmas Cracker" - Three playful scenarios about Christmas. Oscar Nomination 1964. "Monsieur Pointu" - A virtuoso violinist gets taken apart...literally. Oscar Nomination 1975.