American Pop

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American Pop (1981, USA) is an Animated-Music-Drama film directed by Ralph Bakshi.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1981 | Color
  • Running Time: 96 min
  • Production Co: Bakshi Productions | Aspen Productions | Columbia Pictures Corporation | Polyc International BV
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures (1981) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Ralph Bakski
  • Written by Ronni Kern
  • Starring Ron Thompson, Mews Small, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky, Jeffrey Lippa, Roz Kelly, Frank DeKova
  • Produced by Maggie Abbott, Ralph Bakshi, Lynne Betner, Martin Ransohoff, Richard R. St. Johns
  • Music by Lee Holdridge
  • Film Editing by David Ramirez

Plot Summary

  • The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music.


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