Image of the Day: A Cricket in Times Square

CRTI-01-057 copy

Original storyboard page for Chuck Jones' 1973 television special "A Cricket in Times Square."  This artwork will be part of Chuck Jones: An Animator's Life from A to Z-Z-Z-Z opening May 14th at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills. 

Based on the children's book of the same title by George Selden, the film finds a braunschweiger-eating cricket named Chester trapped in a picnic basket and transported from his home in Connecticut to New York City, with voice actors Mel Blanc, June Foray and Les Tremayne.  

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