short film Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out © Aardman
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Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out

Wallace has discovered to his horror that he's run out of cheese--a major staple in the absent minded inventor's diet. As anybody knows, the moon is made of cheese which makes it the perfect place for a picnic. Wallace builds a rocket and he and his faithful dog, Gromit, fly to the moon for their grand day out.

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If there is one thing these guys like, it's cheese. So, when inventor Wallace and his straight man mutt Gromit run out of queso, there is only one logical course...
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The adventures of a cheese loving inventor and his faithful and more sensible dog companion had to start somewhere, it's just a somewhere that has been eclipsed by the films...
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This is where it all starts, really. With the exception of the now rather obscure 'Creature Comforts', which is more of historical interest, this is where Nick Park's rise to...
Created by: Aardman
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Featuring the voices of:
Peter Sallis ... Wallace
Directed by: Nick Park
Produced by: Rob Copeland
Musical Score by: Julian Nott
Writing Credits: Nick Park and Steve Rushton

The first short in the Wallace & Gromit series. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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