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Jimmy the C.

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1980, Programme 0)

Director: James Picker

This is an animated clay caricature of President Jimmy Carter crooning "Georgia on my mind" in the Oval Office of the White House, backed by a trio of natty singing peanuts.

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