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Wallace & Gromit - The Complete Collection [DVD](CD over image may vary)

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Nick Park started creating the film in 1982, as a graduation project for the National Film and Television School. We build and maintain all our own systems, but we don’t charge for access, sell user information, or run ads. In the United States, it was released on DVD on 10 February 2009 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment and HIT Entertainment.

The original story was that Wallace and Gromit were going to go to the Moon and there were going to be a whole lot of characters there. It repairs a broken piece of the Moon that Wallace had cut off by using glue, issues a parking ticket for the rocket, and becomes annoyed by an oil leakage from the craft. According to the book The World of Wallace and Gromit, original plans were that the film would be forty minutes long, including a sequence where Wallace and Gromit would discover a fast food restaurant on the Moon.Initially distraught at losing its chance to go to Earth, the robot fashions dislodged scraps of the rocket fuselage into skis and starts skiing across the lunar landscape.

but with 12 local bakers having gone mysteriously missing, Gromit worries that they'll soon make up the baker's dozen. Park wanted Wallace to have a Lancastrian accent like his own, but Sallis could only do a Yorkshire voice. The short won the first BAFTA Award for Best Short Animation awarded in 1990, beating out Park's other nominated short, Creature Comforts.Wallace panics, thinking the robot is angry over the cheese he is taking with him, and he and Gromit retreat into the rocket. Park unveiled Wallace and Gromit to an unsuspecting public on this day in 1989 at an animation festival at the Arnolfini gallery in Bristol.

One of them was a parking meter attendant, which was the only one that remained— the robot cooker character— but there were going to be aliens, and all sorts. By the time I came to Aardman, I had just started doing the Moon scene and somebody told me, "It's going to take you another nine years if you do that scene! We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site, provide personalised content and advertising, analyse our traffic, and ensure you see more of what you love.

Entertainment Magpie Limited t/a Music Magpie is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN 775278. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 100% approval rating based on 20 reviews, with an average rating of 8. However, in 1991, the opposite occurred, with the short being nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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