The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones Trailer

The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones Trailer (1983)

01 January 1983 8 mins

This amusing short animation tells of a polite and timid young minister with a major shortcoming: he just cannot bring himself to say goodbye, and this causes him great grief and considerable consternation. On the first day of his vacation to visit friends, Melpomenus somehow stays and stays until, on the last day of his holiday, he finally departs in an unexpected way. Based on the Stephen Leacock short story, the film is set to toe-tapping ragtime music.

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International Releases Dates

Canada 01 January 1983

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