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Manhattan Duck is the second episode in the fourth and final series of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated TV cartoon series "Count Duckula" that was first broadcasted on ITV in the UK on 12th January 1993.

Summary[]

The castle lands by mistake in midtown Manhattan. New York's fashion set become madly keen this week on Transylvania-mania. Duckula sells the contents of the castle - including Igor, and he and Nanny go and wreak havoc in the city. But they have great problems getting back to Transylvania - they've sold the clock.

Voices Cast[]

  • David Jason as Count Duckula and Brunhilde Schussboomer.
  • Jack May as Igor.
  • Brian Trueman as Nanny, Tarquin Q Paintbrush, Odysseus Schussboomer and Dimitri the clock bat.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Mrs. Paintbrush, the floorwalker, the old lady, the angry cabbie driver,
    Neil the gigantic driver and Sviatoslav the clock bat.
  • Ruby Wax as Zizi L'Amour.
  • Barry Clayton as the Narrator.

Background Music Bits[]

Trivia[]

  • Recording date: 1989.

Credits[]

  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman, Jimmy Hibbert and Ruby Wax.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by Brian Trueman.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Original Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Riley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Storyboard by Andy Roper.
  • Layout by Ricardo Machuca, Miguel Angel Aisa, Manuel Almela, Jose Maria Zumel and Juan Antonio Rojo.
  • Animated by Manuel Garcia, Pedro Mohedano, Ezequiel Matrin, Mariano Rueda, Miguel Angel Fuertes,
    Valentin Domenech, Angel Gallego, Francisco Tena, Eduard Sasu, Francisca Moreno, Vincente Rodriguez,
    Alberto Conjeo, Julio Diez, Juan Antonio Rojo, Stefanescu Bujor, Carmen Sanchez, Juan Antonio Serrano,
    Valentin Cain, Luiz Lopez, Roberto Marcano, Pedro Molina, Ventura Rodriguez, Fernando Gallego,
    Amaro Carretero, Ignacio Amero, Arthur de Cloedt, Julian Tarragó, Emilio Lujan, Javier Gutierrez,
    Ramón Garcia, María Vincenta Rodriguez, Ignacio Meneu, Luis Amor, Pedro Jorge Gil, Maria Luisa Ruiz,
    Elisa Nuñez, Isabel de Martinez Osaba and Yolanda Velasco.
  • Backgrounds by Milagros Bañares, Higashi Taruma, Felix Cascajo and Andrés Hernandez.
  • Special Effects by Carlos Alfonso.
  • Camera by Santiago Gomez, Antonio Navarro and Victorio Gonzalez.
  • Painting by Teresa Diego, Maria Fernandez, Julia Garcia, Maria del Mar Fernandez, Angeles Vacas,
    Loli Pina, Herminia Burgaleta, Miguel Angel Perez, Pilar Canalejo, Elena Garcia, Angeles Sanz,
    Maria Jose Alvarez, Delia Hernandez, Susana Diez, Asuncion Tomás, Francisco Villanueva,
    Francisco Vacas, Paula Abad, Mayte Garcia and Victoria Ruiz.
  • Painting Supervisors: Carmen Garcia and Maribel Lopez.
  • Xerox by Alejandro Alfonso and Jose Luis Aisa.
  • Line Test by Eva Moreno and Sergio Alfonso.
  • Production Control by Chris Phillips, Julio Diez and Bob Burrows.
  • Edited by Eilis Ward.
  • Assistant Editor: Geoff Lawson.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Animation Director: Carlos Alfonso.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Randall.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Chris Randall.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1989.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1991, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXIX' as it is dated in 1989.

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