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Bosko The TalkInk Kid

Bosko The TalkInk Kid (1929) Bosko The TalkInk Kid

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  • Traditional Animation
  • Hugh Harman-Rudolf Ising Productions.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bosko.
  • Voice Actors: Carman Maxwell, Rudolf Ising.
  • Directed By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Produced By Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Animated By Paul J. Smith, Roland Hamilton, Isadore Freleng, Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising.
  • Not Officially Released.
  • Running Time: 4:40 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

This inventive mixture of live-action and animation served to introduce the character of Bosko, a lovable and ever-jovial character. Animator Rudolf Ising sits at his drawing board and before our eyes creates Bosko, who comes to life and shows us "what he can do"...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Original short that introduced Bosko, never released. Producer-directors Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising showed it to various studio executives as a pilot for the Bosko character. Possibly the first "talking" cartoon (as opposed to a cartoon with...  (more)

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A character like Bosko couldn't exist today, what with the blatant use of black-faced caricaturing going on. But it is also part of our history of cinema, coming from the world of vaudeville. Although Rudolf Ising (who, along with Hugh Harman, created...  (read more)

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