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The Great Cognito

The Great Cognito

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

A nightclub performer dazzles his audience with amazing impersonations of the great men and events of the war in the Pacific Ocean, during World War Two. A man of a thousand faces, he even re-enacts whole battles, swiftly switching between faces, including General Patton's.

Award in Annecy

  • Banc-titre Award (1983)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Great Cognito

    Directed by: Will VINTON

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1982

    Running time: 04 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: clay

    Version: Version originale anglaise

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Will VINTON

    Production: VINTON STUDIOS

    Distribution: LAIKA

    Script: Susan Shadburne, John Morrison

    Graphics: Barry Bruce

    Animation: Barry Bruce

    Music: Bill Scream

    Sound: Bill Scream

    Voice: John Morrison