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Marzipan Pig, The

Two films by Michael Sporn

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Based on the award-winning book by Russell Hoban, a marzipan pig falls behind a sofa and is lost. In his loneliness, the pig’s feelings of love reach out to an owl, a mouse, and a hibiscus flower, causing a strange chain of events.

Narrated by Tim Curry.

WINNER - Silver Apple, National Educational Film and Video Festival

Also Featuring:

Jazztime Tale

Set in 1919 Harlem, two girls – one white, one black – form a lifelong friendship through a chance encounter... and the jazztime music of young “Fats”Waller.

Narrated by Ruby Dee.

WINNER - Blue Ribbon, American Film and Video Festival

What the Critics are Saying

"Michael Sporn is a poet of animation. His artistry and craftsmanship are first-rate, and he invests each of his handmade projects with keen intelligence, integrity, and heart."
- John Canemaker, Academy Award-Winning Animator

"The nation's premiere animator." - New York Daily News

Praise for The Marzipan Pig:

"One of the finest children's films ever made!" - New York Daily News

Praise for Jazztime Tale:

"Superb...wonderful!" - New York Daily News

"Charming ...enjoyable for all!" - Los Angeles Times

"Highly recommended!" - New York Times


Read more about Michael Sporn and his films:

Features and Specifications

Bonus materials:

  • Documentary: Inside the Animation Studio
  • Art Gallery
  • Animatics (animation storyboard)

Format: DVD
Running Time: 60 minutes (total)
Color: Color

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