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22 Ratings


Directed by John Hubley
United States, 1959
Animation, Comedy, Short


Two boys go outside at night to capture a bird.

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Moonbird Directed by John Hubley

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1960 | Winner: Best Short Subject, Cartoons

What are people saying?

  • Mugino's rating of the film Moonbird

    This is like eavesdropping on the hilariously free-form ramblings of two toddlers, actualized with this adorable mini fantasy of catching a magical bird. The look on the little one's face when he's eating candy is hysterical! What a sweet gift from the parents to their boys. Mark Hubley has gone on to become an animation layout artist and Ray Hubley is a seasoned film editor... clearly, talent runs in the family!

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