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Luxo Jr. (1986)

A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

Director:

John Lasseter

Writer:

John Lasseter (story)
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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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Country:

USA

Language:

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Release Date:

10 July 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First computer-animated short nominated for an Academy Award. See more »

Quotes

[Opening Text from the 1999 reissue]
Text: [fade in] In 1986 Pixar Animation Studios produced its first film.
Text: [fade in] This is why we have a hopping lamp in our logo.
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Crazy Credits

Computing (pixar) mickey, donald See more »

Alternate Versions

A later release has additional captions before the opening title: "In 1986 Pixar Animation Studios produced its first film. This is why we have a hopping lamp in our logo." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Red's Dream (1987) See more »

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A cute short film.
5 January 2002 | by cmykleftySee all my reviews

Two lamps one big and one small. The small one plays with a ball while the other lamp look at it playing. Pixar uses this partial lamp style for their company logo. This is the short film that started it all for Pixar. A nice companion piece to Toy Story 2.


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