Abel's Island (film)

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Abel's Island
Directed by Michael Sporn
Produced by Giuliana Nicodemi
Michael Sporn
Written by William Steig
Maxine Fisher
Michael Sporn
Based on Abel's Island
by William Steig
Starring Tim Curry
Lionel Jeffries
Heidi Stallings
Narrated by Tim Curry
Music by Arthur Custer
Cinematography Gary Becker
Wolf Ferro
Edited by Gregory Perler
Distributed by Random House
Release dates
  • June 2, 1988 (1988-06-02)
Running time
30 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Abel's Island is an American 30-minute short animated film created in 1988 directed by Michael Sporn. It is based on the children's novel Abel's Island by William Steig. It was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1989 for Most Outstanding Program (For Programming less than one hour).



In 1988, Abel's Island was made into a 30-minute animated film, directed by Michael Sporn. Abel was voiced by Tim Curry, and Gower was voiced by Lionel Jeffries. In 1989, the movie won an Emmy Award for Most Outstanding Animated Film under an hour.


Rendering Artists

  • Ray Kosarin
  • Sono Kuwayama
  • Stephen Macquignon [1]
  • Betsy Bauer
  • Laura Bryson
  • George McClements
  • Christine O'Neill
  • Theresa Smythe
  • Michael Wisniewski



Assistant Animators

  • George McClements
  • Ray Kosarin
  • Michael Wisniewski

Background Artists


  • Thomas Repasky

Pencil Test

  • Daniel Estermen

source: IMDb.com


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