Jules Bass is an American director, producer, composer, lyricist, and author. Until 1960, he worked at a New York advertising agency, and then co-founded a film production company in New York. He joined ASCAP in 1963 and collaborated musically with Edward Thomas and James Polack.
|Born:||September 16, 1935, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Residence:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Director, producer, composer, lyricist, and author|
|Notable work:||Mad Monster Party, The Little Drummer Boy, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, Here Comes Peter Cottontail, The Year Without a Santa Claus, The Hobbit, Jack Frost, The Return of the King|
|IMDb:||Jules Bass's IMDb|
About Jules Bass
Writer, film and television director, and producer best known for his stop-motion animation work with Arthur Rankin, Jr. He served as executive producer for a 1980s animated television series called Thundercats.
After graduating from New York University, he began a production company called Videocraft International (later Rankin/Bass).
He wrote a series of children's books focusing on a vegetable-eating dragon named Herb.
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He and screenwriter Deborah Kaplan both studied at New York University.
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- Animation composers
- Songwriters from Pennsylvania
- American lyricists
- Film directors from New York City
- Writers from Philadelphia
- American film score composers