Let’s go to the Oscars!

Let’s go to the Oscars!

Top: from left, author Norton Juster (The Phantom Tollbooth, The Dot and the Line), director and producer, Chuck Jones and actor Robert Morley who narrates the 1965 Academy Award-winner for Best Cartoon Short Subject, “The Dot and the Line”.

2nd: original production cel and background from “The Dot and the Line”

3rd: cover of the publicity booklet produced by MGM for “The Dot and the Line”

4th: certificate of nomination from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for “The Dot and the Line”

5th: from left, Actress Elke Summer (presenter), Producer and Director, Chuck Jones; Actor Don Knotts (presenter), and Producer Les Goldman at the Academy Awards, 1966. 

6th: Chuck Jones in his hotel room at 3 AM the night he won the Oscar for “The Dot and the Line”. (Photograph by his wife, Dorothy Jones)