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* CoconutMeetsCranium: Sidney tries to help his new dad by shaking the coconuts out of a tree. This ''could'' have worked, but Sidney gets overenthusiastic and winds up dumping all the cocoanuts on Pa Monkey's head.

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* CoconutMeetsCranium: Sidney tries to help his new dad by shaking the coconuts out of a tree. This ''could'' have worked, but Sidney gets overenthusiastic and winds up dumping all the cocoanuts coconuts on Pa Monkey's head.


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* CocoanutMeetsCranium: Sidney tries to help his new dad by shaking the coconuts out of a tree. This ''could'' have worked, but Sidney gets overenthusiastic and winds up dumping all the cocoanuts on Pa Monkey's head.

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* CocoanutMeetsCranium: CoconutMeetsCranium: Sidney tries to help his new dad by shaking the coconuts out of a tree. This ''could'' have worked, but Sidney gets overenthusiastic and winds up dumping all the cocoanuts on Pa Monkey's head.

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''Sidney's Family Tree'' is a 1958 animated short film (six minutes) by the Creator/{{Terrytoons}} studio, directed by Art Bartch, supervising direction by Creator/GeneDeitch.

It stars WesternAnimation/SidneyTheElephant, one of the running characters invented by Deitch when he took over the studio after Paul Terry retired. Sidney, the perpetually nervous, jittery elephant, is feeling down in the dumps in this one because his parents ran off and joined a circus. Despite the fact that he is 44 years old, Sidney goes off in search of a mom. A hippo and a giraffe laugh him off, but when he finds a female monkey without a child, he's adopted...much to the displeasure of his new adoptive father.

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* CocoanutMeetsCranium: Sidney tries to help his new dad by shaking the coconuts out of a tree. This ''could'' have worked, but Sidney gets overenthusiastic and winds up dumping all the cocoanuts on Pa Monkey's head.
* HappilyAdopted: As far as Sidney and his mother are concerned. His father wouldn't agree.
* HopeSpot: When Sidney gets distracted by a female elephant named Hortense, his father is delighted, thinking that Sidney will finally be gone for good. Then Sidney and Hortense ''both'' move into the tree. The branch breaks off from their weight and the four crash to the ground.
* LimitedAnimation: Done in the then-fashionable UPA style of simple drawings against casually sketched backgrounds, as opposed to the more detailed animation that Terrytoons had typically done before Deitch's arrival.
* PinkGirlBlueBoy: Sidney is colored blue as usual. When he gets a girlfriend in the person of Hortense, she's colored pink.
* TertiarySexualCharacteristics: Both Hortense and Ma Monkey have the typical long eyelashes that are code for "female".
* ThickLineAnimation: Drawn with thick lines as part of the whole Limited Animation vibe.
* VineSwing: Pa Monkey does this, thinking that he will surely lose Sidney. But to his horror, Sidney does manage to swing on the vine, eventually crashing into Pa and the tree with all his bulk.

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