The first of three shorts following the success of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, the titular cartoon character once again is chosen for the dangerous task of babysitting Baby Herman and everything is going to be just fine, ‘Not like last time!!’ (reffering to the original film’s “Somethin’s Cookin’” opening.) Baby Herman immediately swallows his rattle and is rushed to the hospital. The rattle get’s out, but then Roger swallows it and doctors are about to cut him open when the lunch whistle goes off. Roger and Herman blast off around the hospital on a jet powered ‘Hare Splitter’ machine. Tummy Trouble was attached to the theatrical release of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids in 1989, and was also tied to that film in subsequent VHS releases. —Wikipedia
Robert R. “Rob” Minkoff (born August 11, 1962) is an American filmmaker. He is known for directing the Academy Award–winning animated feature The Lion King.
Minkoff was born in Palo Alto, California. He studied at California Institute of the Arts in the early 1980s in the Character Animation department. He has directed several films for Walt Disney Feature Animation, including The Lion King (1994) and two of the Roger Rabbit shorts: Tummy Trouble (1989) and Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990). While working at Disney he wrote the song “Good Company” for Oliver & Company. He also made the films Stuart Little (1999), Stuart Little 2 (2002), The Haunted Mansion (2003) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008).
Minkoff also participates as a member of the jury for the NYICFF, a local New York City Film Festival dedicated to screening films for children between the ages of 3 and 18.
He is currently at DreamWorks Animation directing a 2014 computer-animated film Mr. Peabody &… read more
Frank Wilton Marshall (born September 13, 1946) is an American film producer and director. Often working in collaboration with his wife, Kathleen Kennedy. With Kennedy and Steven Spielberg, he was one of the founders of Amblin Entertainment. He is a partner with Kennedy in The Kennedy/Marshall Company, a film production company formed in 1991, which signed a new contract with Columbia Pictures effective April 1, 2009 and in force through to October 31, 2011. Marshall has consistently collaborated with directors Steven Spielberg and Peter Bogdanovich.
Marshall was born in Glendale, California, the son of composer Jack Marshall. His early years were spent in Van Nuys, California. In 1961, his family moved to Newport Beach, where he attended Newport Harbor High School. Marshall was active in music, drama, cross country, and track. He entered UCLA in 1964 as an engineering major, but that did not last long. Over the next 3 years, he explored many different majors, eventually graduating… read more