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El Apóstol Production Information

>Cinematografía Valle
  • Cinematografía Valle
  • Animated Characters: President Yrigoyen.
  • Originally Released in 1917.
  • Running Time: 70 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • Argentina  Argentina


Production Notes:

Silent cartoon.

A political satire of Argentina's President Yrigoyen, this was the first cartoon feature film.

Well-known caricaturist Diógenes Taborda headed a team of five animators which produced 58,000 drawings for the film over 12 months.

All known copies disappeared in a 1926 fire in producer Federico Valle's vaults.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

English Title: "The Apostle."

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