MYSTERY! MYSTERY!
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MYSTERY!

The opening titles for the PBS series MYSTERY! were based on the artwork of Edward Gorey. It’s a quite successful adaptation of his illustration style to animation, though Gorey himself had little involvement in the piece. It was directed by Derek Lamb, who also directed the SESAME STREET “I Get Mad” piece which I posted a couple days ago. Lamb, who passed away in 2005, discussed his experience creating the MSYTERY! piece in this AWN article.

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