Zero the Hero (1954)

USA, 1954
35mm film, colour
mono, English

An American animated fantasy film directed by Seymour Kneitel as part of the Casper the Friendly Ghost series.

Plot Summary

Casper helps a sacked watchdog find another job.


Directed by: Seymour Kneitel
Famous Studios
Production Manager: Seymour Shultz
Story: Carl Meyer, Jack Mercer
Animation: Myron Waldman, Larry Silverman
Photography: Leonard McCormick
Music by: Winston Sharples
Title Song: Mack David, Jerry Livingston
Sets: Robert Connavale

Alan Shay
Sid Raymond
Jack Mercer



  • The Animated Film Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to American Shorts, Features and Sequences, 1900-1999 (2nd edition) pp.393-394 by Graham Webb – credits
  • The Palgrave Encyclopedia of American Horror Film Shorts 1915-1976 by Gary D. Rhodes and David J. Hogan p.578