This is an omnibus animated work unfolding along with a famous work of classical music, like a Tezuka Osamu version of "Fantasia." It consists of ten episodes inspired by Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition" Suite.
Original Plan, Story line and Executive Director: Tezuka Osamu Art Director: Nagahara Tatsuya Art Settings: Ito Kazue Setting of camera shot section: Sugiyama Taku Rendition: Onuki Nobuo, Mitsuwa Takateru, Matsuo Shingo, Sugiyama Taku, and Ban Shunsaku Camera Technique: Yamaura Eiji Special Effects: Anzai Yoshiyuki Editing: Matsuura Noriyoshi Music: Tomita Isao (from "The Pictures at an Exhibition" Suite by Mussorgsky) Conductor: Akiyama Kazuyoshi Music Performance: Tokyo Symphonic Orchestra Music Rendition: Tashiro Atsumi Original pictures: Onuki Nobuo, Mitsuwa Takateru, Matsuo Shingo, Sugiyama Taku, and Ban Shunsaku Illustration for the 9th Episode "War": Otsuka Seroku Setting for Chapter of Promenade: Uchino Sumio Motion pictures: Ooi Masako, Iijima Aya, and Fukushima Harutsugu Backgrounds: Nishihara Shigeo, Akashi Sadakazu, Fujii Katsue, and Nishimura Kuniko Sound Processing: Tashiro Atsumi, Aketagawa Susumu Finishing: Hashiguchi Yoko, Kubo Reiko, Hori Toshiko, Nihei Tatsuko, Tsukamoto Sachiko, Koga Yumi Zerography: Toei Animation Studio Camera: Tsuchiya Akira, Mori Akihiko, Sano Masahiko, Yamazaki Shigeru, Sakamoto Akisato, Wakana Akio, Tsukioka Hideo Actual camera shot: Yoshida Jugyo Assistant to Editing: Ito Ei, Miyamoto Yasuyuki Cooperation: Nanko Kindergarten Production Manager: Iwane Nobuo
(c) Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.
Presented at the 2nd Mushi Production Festival / 39 minutes / In color and wide screen
Mushi Production / November 11, 1966
The 17th Blue Ribbon Award, Education and Culture Film Award in 1967
The 21st Art Festival Promotion Award in 1967
Special Award at the 14th Asian Film Festival in 1967
The 5th Ofuji Nobuo Award at the 21st Mainichi Film Contest in 1967