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1963

1.Ivan Tors Studio

With the 1963 theatrical film Flipper (1963), Tors entered into his "smart animal" phase, which included such films as Clarence the Crosseyed Lion (1965)  and such TV weeklies as Flipper (1964-67) and Gentle Ben (1967-69). In order to keep a variety of animals at his beck and call, and to help preserve endangered species,  After several unsold TV pilot films, Ivan Tors concentrated on films, producing his last feature,