New York Times - 06/12/1987
"...[These] toys take on a quaint, stylized charm as they emerge from the past, full of music and brilliant color, with flashes of wit and politics..."
A full-length compilation of first-rate film footage of George Pal's early work, including the legendary shorts of "Tubby the Tuba," "John Henry and the Inky Poo," "Sleeping Beauty" and more. It features such clay creations as Gumby, Pokey, King Kong, Speedy Alka Seltzer, and the Pillsbury Doughboy.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Enter a world of animated movie magic from eight time Academy Award winner George Pal. Hosted by Gumby, Pokey, and new pal "Arnie the Dinosaur," "The Puppetoon Movie" features classic characters like "Tubby the Tuba," "Jasper in a Jam," and "Speedy Alka-Seltzer." With hip jazz tunes from Charlie Barnet and Louis Armstrong, and as many as 5,000 individually carved puppets per short, "The Puppetoon Movie" will astound and delight children and film buffs of all ages!