The ViolinistThe Violinist (1959) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Pintoff Productions Inc., Kingsley International
- Cartoon Characters: P.P. Harry, Dog, Bus Passenger, Sewer Worker, Lady.
- Voice Actors: Carl Reiner.
- Directed By Ernest Pintoff.
- Produced By Ernest Pintoff.
- Animated By Jim Hiltz, Jimmy T. Murakami, Jack Schnerk.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), Ernest Pintoff, 1960.
BAFTA Film Award, Best Animated Film, Ernest Pintoff, 1960.
- Music: Ernest Pintoff.
- Originally Released in December of 1959 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 8 minutes.
A funny spoof on the old saying "to create great music, the artist must suffer." Aspiring violinist P.P. Harry learns that one must suffer- but, perhaps, not too much- in order to achieve greatness. The happy man fancies himself as a violinist, but every time... (more)
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