The Hand Of The Artist (1906) Theatrical Cartoon

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The Hand Of The Artist

The 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.
  • Originally Released in Apr, 1906 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 3 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • United Kingdom  United Kingdom

Cartoon Summary:

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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