Clutch Cargo Volume 2
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- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 20 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 3, 2012
- Originally Released: 1959
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Directed by||Phil Booth|
|Written by||Clark Haas|
|Voice:||Richard Cottery, Margaret Kerry & Hal Smith|
Description by OLDIES.com:
A surprise hit in children's television of the late 1950s was the serialized adventure cartoon, Clutch Cargo, which introduced late 1950s audiences to the patented Syncro-vox animation system. To keep production costs low, voice-actors were filmed as they delivered their dialog, and then their moving lips were superimposed over still drawings of the characters' faces. This and other cost-cutting tricks were employed in the creation of this series, and fans of modern Japanese anime will certainly recognize them.
Series creator and head writer, Clark Haas, was a test pilot before he took a job inking the newspaper adventure comic, "Buzz Sawyer." He brought his love of planes and ships to Clutch Cargo, as evidenced by the care he lavished on the drawings of them used on the program. Acclaimed jazz flutist, Paul Horn, can be heard perfecting his early chops in the show's minimalist flute & bongo soundtrack.
The Vanishing Gold (5 episodes): Nugget Jones turns to Clutch for help when his gold mine is repeatedly robbed.
The Race Car Mystery (5 episodes): Clutch barely escapes serious injury when his race car crashes at the speedway.
The Rocket Riot (5 episodes): A crazy scientist has created his own fleet of Moon rockets.
Mystery In The North Woods (5 episodes): Clutch investigates when a friend's logging camp is being victimized by a mysterious gang of thieves.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
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- Sales Rank: 47,675
- UPC: 089218670397
- Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
- International Shipping: 1 item
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