Jasper and the Haunted House

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  • APPROVED
  • 1942
  • 9 min
  • 6.1  (58)

George Pal eventually became famous as the mastermind behind big-budget, wildly imaginative live-action features like TOM THUMB, THE TIME MACHINE and THE SEVEN FACES OF DR. LAO. But he drew industry esteem earlier as an innovative animator, including this entry in a successful "Puppetoon" series starring dutiful but oft-imperiled "negro" boy. Trafficking in racial stereotypes from the 1940s, the short has blackberry-pie-delivering Jasper being misled by con men into an alleged haunted house that turns out to be genuinely so. The short features terrifically colorful stop-motion animation and boogie-woogie music. - Dennis Harvey

Jasper and the Haunted House
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George Pal eventually became famous as the mastermind behind big-budget, wildly imaginative live-action features like TOM THUMB, THE TIME MACHINE and THE SEVEN FACES OF DR. LAO. But he drew industry esteem earlier as an innovative animator, including this entry in a successful "Puppetoon" series starring dutiful but oft-imperiled "negro" boy. Trafficking in racial stereotypes from the 1940s, the short has blackberry-pie-delivering Jasper being misled by con men into an alleged haunted house that turns out to be genuinely so. The short features terrifically colorful stop-motion animation and boogie-woogie music. - Dennis Harvey

Jasper and the Haunted House is a 1942 animated movie with a runtime of 9 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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  • Release Date
    1942
  • MPAA Rating
    APPROVED
  • Runtime
    9 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (58)