Another upset: 'Happy Feet' turns off 'Cars'

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The dancing-penguin musical ‘‘Happy Feet’’ won the Oscar for feature-length animation, denying computer-animation pioneer John Lasseter (‘‘Toy Story’’) the prize for ‘‘Cars,’’ which had been the big winner of earlier key animation honors.

‘‘I asked my kids, ‘What should I say?’ They said, ‘Thank all the men for wearing penguin suits,’’’ said ‘‘Happy Feet’’ director George Miller.

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