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Revolving around an adventurer named Clutch Cargo (and his pals: Spinner, Paddlefoot, and Swampy), this series was the first to use the Synchro-Vox animation system. Created by combining still animation cells with footage of live actor's mouths, this technique (which would later be used for comic purposes on LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN) made the show unique. Relying more on dialogue and plotline than special effects, it was the show's handmade quality--including cardboard character cutouts used in the background--that gave CLUTCH CARGO its charm. Each episode of the series was composed of five, five-minute segments, with the story being resolved only in the last chapter. Directed by Phil Booth, the series features the voices (and lips) of Richard Cotting, Margaret Kerry, and Hal Smith. This collection presents 24 episodes of the innovative and frequently bizarre series.