The Phantom 52

Geoff Marslett
Running Time:7:30 minutes
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Writer/director/animator/producer: Geoff Marslett
Executive Producers: Aron Campisano, Warren Etheredge
Voice: Tom Skerritt
Sound Design : Beth Kellough, Bob Kellough
Music: Joe West

Tom Skerritt stars in this animated short film about a lonely trucker waiting for a reply on the CB radio…a ghost that haunts the lonely highways…and a whale that sings in a voice no other whale can even hear.


Geoff Marslett is an award winning American film director, writer, producer, animator and actor. His career started with the animated short MONKEY VS. ROBOT, which was distributed internationally by “Spike and Mike’s Classic Festival of Animation.” More recently, he directed several narrative feature films including MARS and LOVES HER GUN, as well as producing and acting in the experimental documentary YAKONA. He appears onscreen in Josephine Decker’s THOU WAST MILD AND LOVELY and in Alex Cox’ upcoming TOMBSTONE RASHOMON. He currently resides in Austin, Texas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Boulder, Colorado splitting his time between filmmaking and teaching.