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Al Hirschfeld (1903–2003)

Al Hirschfeld was born on June 21, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Albert Hirschfeld. He is known for his work on Fantasia/2000 (1999), Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003) and The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996). He was married to Louise Kerz, Dolly Haas and Florence Ruth Hobby. He died on January 20, 2003 ... See full bio »

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 2000 Rhapsody in Blue (Short) (artistic consultant)
 1999 Fantasia/2000 (artistic consultant - segment "Rhapsody in Blue")
 1999 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary) (caricature - 1 episode)
- Barry Humphries (1999) ... (caricature - as Hirschfeld)
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Illustrator of the book "Listen to the Mocking Bird" by S.J. Perelman. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Articles | See more »

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[In 1937, criticizing Walt Disney's "Snow White"] "Snow White, with her full complement of fingers and fingernails, eyelashes, one-dimensional head, bare arms without solidity, and un-inventive neck, is an awkward automation. These awkward symbols do not articulate, and the lovely voice with which she is endowed only heightens the effect of a ventriloquist's dummy. The illusion created by a ... See more »


His first theatrical caricature (of Sacha Guitry) was published by the New York Herald Tribune in 1926. See more »


His black & white caricatures with round and smooth line edges.


The Line King

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