Jimmy the C

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Jimmy the C is a 1977 animated short film, directed by Jimmy Picker and co-produced by Picker (going by James), Robert Grossman and Craig Whitaker. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Animated Short Film.[1][2][3] The film was preserved by the Academy Film Archive in 2009.[4]


The three-minute film features a clay-animated Jimmy Carter (who was U.S. President at the time) singing "Georgia on My Mind", referencing his birth state. He is accompanied by a choir of Mr. Peanut lookalikes, and gazes at the moon at night. Ray Charles' rendition of the song is used on the soundtrack.[5][6][7][8]

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  1. ^ Short Film Winners: 1978 Oscars
  2. ^ Film Cartoons: A Guide to 20th Century American Animated Features and Shorts – Douglas L. McCall – Google Books
  4. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive.
  5. ^ BCDB[dead link]
  6. ^ Internet Archive
  7. ^ Jimmy the C by Jimmy Picker (1976)|Animation Mag - Animation from the Web
  8. ^ Robert Grossman - Lambiek Comicclopedia