The Hand Of The ArtistThe Hand Of The Artist (1906) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Traditional Animation
- Urban Trading Company
- Animation Studio: R.W. Paul
- Cartoon Characters: Hand of the Artist, Coster, Donah.
- Directed By Walter R. Booth.
- Produced By Charles Urban, Robert W. Paul.
- Animated By Walter R. Booth.
- Written By Walter R. Booth.
- Originally Released in April of 1906 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 3 minutes.
- Black & White
- United Kingdom
Lifelike portrait sketches produced by the Hand: a coster and his donah magically come to life, embrace, and dance a cakewalk. Other surprising effects follow in rapid succession, the Hand of the Artist repeatedly producing new wonders. After each subject plays... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Silent film. Combined live action and "Lightning Sketches." Credited in Denis Gifford's "British Animated Films, 1895-1985" as the first British animated cartoon film. A year after its release, the film was described as "having a phenomenal reception... (more)
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