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Bench (1980), an Al Jarnow animation

A bunny finds three large blocks and decides to make a bench. But that’s not as easy as expected. What can the bunny do to build a bench for sitting?

Watch Bench, a 1980 stop-motion short by director Al Jarnow. His animation work is celebrated for its contributions to Sesame Street and 3-2-1 Contact.
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Find Celestial Navigations: Short Films of Al Jarnow, a wonderful compilation of his groundbreaking work, on Amazon.

Watch more films from Al Jarnow on this site, including the classics Facial Recognition and Cosmic Clock.

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