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The Violinist

The Violinist (1959) Theatrical Cartoon The Violinist

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  • 1959
  • Pintoff Productions Inc., Kingsley International
  • Theatrical Cartoon
  • Cartoon Characters: P.P. Harry, Dog, Bus Passenger, Sewer Worker, Lady.
  • Vocal Talent: Carl Reiner (Violinist, Narrator, Others).
  • Directed By Ernest Pintoff.
  • Produced By Ernest Pintoff.
  • Animated By Jim Hiltz, Jimmy T. Murakami, Jack Schnerk.
  • Music By Ernest Pintoff.
  • Layouts: Jimmy T. Murakami.
  • Color Stylist, Backgrounds: Jack Heiter.
  • Production Manager: Arnold Stone.
  • Music Arranging: George Steiner.

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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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This is my all time favorite carton. I saw it in a movie theatre on 42nd Street in New York when I was going to NYC more than 45 years ago. I would very much like to get a copy of carton in original 35MM, VHS, or DVD. I am laughing while I'm typing...  (read more)

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I remember this from 1959 - the line "Boy, are you ugly." I still laugh today. Would love to see it posted, I'd even buy it.

A violinist wants to play better, is told he must suffer, and he does - he ends up playing beautifully, but...  (read more)

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