Gene Deitch - Bio and Creative Works

Gene Deitch

FILM DIRECTOR • ANIMATOR • ACTOR
Born
1924-08-08
Died
2020-04-16
Age (at death)
95
Citizenship
United States of America
Place of Birth
Chicago
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Bio

Eugene Merril Deitch was an American illustrator, animator, comics artist, and film director who was based in Prague from the 1960s until his death in 2020. Deitch was known for creating animated cartoons such as Munro, Tom Terrific, and Nudnik, as well as his work on the Popeye and Tom and Jerry series. - Wikipedia

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MOVIE • 1966 • Director

Young Alice, having become a celebrity for her adventures in Wonderland, is in her bedroom dreaming about visiting Paris and sharing adventures with the storybook girl Madeline. While no comment is made as to where this Alice comes from or what time the film is set in, Alice seems to be American, as she likes Cheese Burgers and is having a great deal of trouble when it comes to getting to France. As Alice points out, “Getting to Wonderland was easy – all I had to do was fall down the rabbit hole. But let’s face it – it takes money to get to Paris!”.

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