Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown
|Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown|
|Genre||Slapstick comedy and Animation|
|Created by||Alan Livingston|
|Written by||Alan Livingston|
|Directed by||Paul Fennell|
Tom Tom Baron
|Voices of||Larry Harmon|
|Theme music composer||Gordon Zahler|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of series||N/A|
|No. of episodes||157|
|Executive producer(s)||Larry Harmon|
|Running time||5 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Larry Harmon Pictures|
|Original release||1958 –|
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown is a 1958–1962 American children show based on the children's book, Bozo the Clown by Capitol Records. This series was created by Larry Harmon Pictures, which began syndication in 1958. Lou Scheimer, of Filmation fame, was the art director for the series. The voice actors includes Larry Harmon starring as Bozo, with Paul Frees as the narrator.
A total of 157 five-minute shorts were produced: 20 in 1958, 85 in 1959 and 52 in 1962.
Summary[change | change source]
The animated adventures of Bozo and his adolescent sidekick Butch as they journey to crazy, wild and exciting places.
References[change | change source]
- Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 90–91. ISBN 978-1538103739.
- Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 153–155. ISBN 978-1476665993.
- Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown at The Big Cartoon DataBase
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