JOHN HUBLEY ANIMATION
HOSTED BY JOHN KORTY
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 • 7PM
John Hubley (1914-1977) was an innovative American animator who worked for Walt Disney and then UPA (where he created Mr. Magoo), but some of his greatest work was as an independent filmmaker in collaboration with his wife Faith. This collection of new 35mm prints showcases several of the best animated shorts by John and Faith Hubley, including Adventures of an * (1956), Tender Game (1958), Moonbird (1959), The Hat (1964), Urbanissimo (1966), Windy Day (1967), Of Men & Demons (1968) and Eggs (1970).
New 35mm prints courtesy of Artists Public Domain/Cinema Conservancy and Hubley Studio, Inc.
Moonbird and The Hole preserved by the Academy Film Archive. Adventures of An *, Tender Game, and Urbanissimo preserved by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City with support from the Celeste Bartos Fund for Film Preservation.
Read IndieWire‘s Why John Hubley Was One of the Best Animators You’ve Never Heard Of
John Korty, the veteran Bay Area filmmaker of features, documentaries and animation who became friends with the Hubleys in the early 1960s, will present the program and offer his reminiscences.
Program approximately 80 minutes plus discussion.
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