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Journey to the Center of the Earth
Genre Animation
Written by Don Christensen
Barry Gaines
Directed by Norm McCabe
Hal Sutherland
Voices of Ted Knight
Pat Harrington Jr.
Jane Webb
Country of origin  United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 17
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Filmation Associates
Original channel ABC
Original run September 9, 1967 – December 30, 1967
Status Ended

Journey to the Center of the Earth is an American science fiction animated TV series based on the famous 1959 film directed by Henry Levin. The series consists of 17 episodes, each running 30 minutes. Produced by Filmation in association with 20th Century Fox, it aired from September 9, 1967 to September 6, 1969 on ABC Saturday Morning. It featured the voice of Ted Knight as Professor Lindenbrook. It was later shown in reruns on Sci Fi Channel's Cartoon Quest.

There are currently no plans to release the series on DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.




  • Brazilian Dubbing company Cinecastro used the theme song of this animated series for several anime series that it dubbed for the Brazilian market, including Phantoma (Fantomas), Paaman (Super Dinamo) and Shadow Boy.

Series Credits

  • Directed By Hal Sutherland
  • Co-Directed By Norm McCabe, Lou Zukor
  • Production Designer: Don Christensen
  • Layout: Wes Herschensohn, Marilee Heyer, Ken Hultgren, Ray Jacobs, Mel Keefer, Dan Noonan
  • Storyboards: Jan Green, Sherman Labby
  • Background Supervisor: Ervin Kaplan
  • Backgrounds: Venetia Epler, Martin Forte, Jack Healey, Ted Littlefield, Lorraine Morgan, Paul Xander
  • Animators: Bob Bransford, Clark Davis, Otto Feuer, Ed Friedman, George Grandpre, Bill Hajee, Bob Kirk, Clarke Mallery, Jack Ozark, Amby Paliwoda, Virgil Raddatz, Lenn Redman, Len Rogers, Virgil Ross, Herb Rothwill, Bob Trochim, Xenia
  • Ink and Paint Supervisor: Martha Buckley
  • Assistant Ink and Paint Supervisor: Betty Brooks
  • Animation Check: Ruth Craig, Renee Henning, Barbara Koponen, Ann Oliphant, Jane Philippi, Marion Turk
  • Editorial Supervisor: Joseph Simon
  • Assistant Film Editor: Lester Meisenheimer
  • Film Coordinator: June Gilham
  • Production Coordinator: Joe Lynch
  • Production Assistant: Greg Kirsanoff
  • Background Music Composed By John Gart
  • Music Supervised By Gordon Zahler
  • Sound By Ryder Sound Service
  • Color By Technicolor
  • Voice Talents Of Ted Knight, Pat Harrington, Jr., Jane Webb
  • Produced By Lou Scheimer And Norm Prescott
  • (c) Copyright MCMLXVII Filmation Associates, Inc.

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