The Gumby Show (children)

     (NBC Saturday Mornings, 1957 - 1958;
      Syndicated, 1966)

     [This series was a spin-off from "Howdy Doody" where the
      unusual animated films were aired in 1956...

      Stop motion clay figures were animated in this series of
      adventures which were originally hosted by Bobby Nicholson
      who had played Clarabell and Cornelius Cobb...and later
      the host was Pinky Lee; the animation was produced by
      Art Clokey who called it "Pixillation"; it was later
      called "Claymation" by others who used a similar stop-
      motion technique; Clokey also used it to produce a 1962
      children's religious series called "Davey And Goliath";

      Gumby was a strip of clay who looked like a strip of gum; 
      his horse was named "Pokey" and had a dog named "Nopey"
      if it sounds a bit "dopey", that's because it was :-)

      It was revived for a syndicated run in 1966; and they
      even attempted "Gumby -- The Movie" in 1995 which was
      ambitiously titled "Gumby I" but there never was a need
      for a sequel, "Gumby II" least not yet...:-)]

Theme 1: "Gumby Theme"

    [BMI title variation...
     aka: "Open and Close Theme Gumby";
     aka: "Gumby E T"]

     Composers: William G. ("Bill") Loose (ASCAP/BMI) and
                John Seely (ASCAP/BMI)
               [professional name of Seely John Gilfilen]

     1978 Publisher: Sam Fox Pub. Co., Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
                         c/o Warner-Chappell Publishing Co.
                         of Los Angeles;

     2002 Publishers: [for current Title, Publisher and Licensing
                       information regarding this THEME...
                       contact Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) and
                       the American Society of Composers, Authors
                       and Publishers (ASCAP)]

     Copyright Date:
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Theme 2: "Gumby Theme Song II"

    [Art Clokey was also the stop-motion animator who created
     the character and produced the films]

     Composer: Arthur C. ("Art") Clokey (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [not listed in the 1978 ASCAP Index of
                      Performed Compositions]

     2001 Publisher: [listed without publisher in the
                      2001 ASCAP ACE repertoire database]

     Copyright Date:
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