‘TOM WAITS FOR NO ONE’: OBSCURE OSCAR-WINNING ANIMATED MUSIC VIDEO FROM 1979

‘TOM WAITS FOR NO ONE’: OBSCURE OSCAR-WINNING ANIMATED MUSIC VIDEO FROM 1979.

“Tom Waits for No One” is the title of an absolutely amazing animated short that was made in 1979 by the Lyon Lamb company, the Oscar-winning technological innovators behind the Lyon Lamb Video Animation System which allowed animators to see immediate pencil tests of something without having to shoot it on film.

It was produced by his then business partner Bruce Lyon and utilized the (apparently mostly volunteered) talents of several up-and-comers who’d all go on to greater things, including lead animator David Silverman who went on to The Simpsons and Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. 

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