Classic calls on Gumby

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Classic Media is bringing back the claymation character Gumby for a direct-to-video movie and TV series, as well as some licensing and marketing partnerships with national advertisers.

Classic has signed a deal with Premavision, the owner of Gumby, to manage rights to the 223 episodes of “The Gumby Show.”

Joe Clokey, son of Gumby creator Art Clokey, will produce any future Gumby movies and TV shows, and Heat Licensing will be Classic’s partner in merchandising the characters.

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