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The Dot And The Line

Alternate Title:The Dot And The Line: A Romance In Lower Mathematics

The Dot And The Line (The Dot And The Line: A Romance In Lower Mathematics) (1965) Theatrical Cartoon The Dot And The Line

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: MGM
  • Cartoon Characters: Dot, Line, Squiggle.
  • Voice Actors: Robert Morley.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble.
  • Produced By Chuck Jones, Les Goldman.
  • Animated By Ken Harris, Tom Ray, Philip Roman, Dick Thompson, Ben Washam, Don Towsley.
  • Written By Norton Juster.
  • Awards: Oscar StatuetteAcademy Award Winner, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1966, Nominee, Golden Palm, Best Short Film, Cannes Film Festival.
  • Music: Eugene Poddany.
  • Originally Released on December 31, 1965.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 10:01 minutes.
  • Metrocolor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

A love story in which the line has unrequited love for the dot; she only has eyes for the squiggle. He overcomes his straight-laced life, and the dot sees him for...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Alternate Title: "The Dot And The Line: A Romance In Lower Mathematics."

Chuck Jones would animate two books by author Norton Juster; this, and 1970's The Phantom Tollbooth. This and 1967's The Bear That Wasn't were MGM's only non-Tom and Jerry animation...  (more)

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The Dot And The Line

Comments By: Riada
I love this story and the animation. It's such a classy piece of art.

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The Dot And The Line

Comments By: aceweems
"High Note" which was Chuck's precurser to this film is readily available on video. However this his minimalist masterpiece is extremely difficult to find on...  (read more)

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The Dot And The Line

Comments By: sele
I loved this one, it sums of life

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