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"The Point" and its music still fresh today.

Kudos to the blog Aquarium Drunkard for running a piece recently on Harry Nilsson's music (including the wonderful "Me and My Arrow"), which underscored the 1971 animated film "The Point." Completely tolerable kid's cartoon on tolerance, it's the tale of Oblio - a boy with a round head in a mythical city of people with pointy heads. As you can guess, they don't take kindly to him. Ringo Starr narrates, and Harry Nilsson provided songs I remember singing along to, when young. Some kind soul has posted the whole thing onto YouTube.

Here's Part 1, which includes the Me and My Arrow sequence:


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“"The Point" and its music still fresh today.”