Jack and the Witch
Jack and the Witch
Theatrical poster to Jack and the Witch
Directed by Taiji Yabushita[1]
Produced by Hiroshi Okawa
Written by Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Shinsaku Takahisa
Music by Seiichiro Uno
Cinematography Hideaki Sugawara
Editing by Yutaka Senzō
Distributed by Toei
Released March 19, 1967
Running time 80 min.
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Jack and the Witch (少年ジャックと魔法使い Shōnen Jack to Mahōtsukai) is a 1967 animated film directed by Taiji Yabushita. It is a modernization of the Old English poem Beowulf, and its working title was Adventure in the Wonder World. Jack and the Witch's release was set to mark the tenth anniversary of Toei's animation department.[2] Seiichiro Uno's score was awarded at the Mainichi Film Concours, making it the first animated film score to be recognized at this ceremony.[3][2]

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  1. "少年ジャックと魔法使い" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-09-04.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Clements, Jonathan and Helen McCarthy (2001). The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. p. 187. ISBN 1-880656-64-7.
  3. Awards for Shonen Jack to Mahotsukai (1967) at the Internet Movie Database

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