Gerald McBoing Boing was an animated short created by UPA in 1950. The film centers around a boy who cannot speak normally but rather expresses himself with sound effects. The short is produced in the same animation style as the rest of UPA's productions. There is not much color used, and when it is used, it goes slightly beyond the boundaries of outlines of the objects and characters. The backgrounds are very abstract in the sense that there is no line to distinguish the floor from the back wall.