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NCircle to Release ‘Gumby’ Episodes on DVD

The Gumby Show: The Complete 50s Series’ available on DVD from NCircle Entertainment on September 22, 2015.

‘The Adventures of Gumby’

NCircle Entertainment, the largest independent studio for children's non-theatrical DVDs, has acquired North American home video and digital distribution rights for all 209 episodes of The Adventures of Gumby, the iconic stop-motion clay animated series from Premavision/Clokey Productions. NCircle will launch the brand on September 22, 2015 with the DVD release "The Gumby Show: The Complete 50s Series."

"For the first time, we've re-mastered these classic episodes from their original camera rolls. The color and texture are amazing in these imaginative fun filled stories. You've never seenGumbylike this before! My parent's vision of a kind-hearted everyman hero continues to touch people of all ages today," said Joe Clokey, President of Premavision/Clokey Productions. "With Gumby now in his 60th year, I'm thrilled that NCircle will be distributing this truly evergreen icon across multiple home entertainment platforms in the years to come."

"We're honored to be joining Joe and the team at Premavision/Clokey Productions to distribute the entire catalog of The Adventures of Gumbyepisodes to audiences across the U.S. and Canada," said Mary Flynn, VP of Sales, Content and Acquisitions of NCircle Entertainment. "Nostalgia and loyalty to Gumby runs very deep for older audiences, and younger viewers respond with the same sense of wonder and fascination as their parents did."

Gumby'spure spirit and engaging antics offer timeless entertainment value for the whole family. Created by clay animation pioneers Art and Ruth Clokey in 1955,Gumbypremiered on television in the U.S. in 1956, and since has aired in 146 countries. The Gumby character has attracted a huge global base of devoted fans spanning all demographics and generations, from Baby Boomers, to millennials, to kids today.

Source: NCircle Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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