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Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911)

Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style.

Writers:

Winsor McCay (comic strip "Little Nemo in Slumberland"), Winsor McCay (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Winsor McCay Winsor McCay ... Himself
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Storyline

Cartoonist Winsor McCay agrees to create a large set of drawings that will be photographed and made into a motion picture. The job requires plenty of drawing supplies, and the cartoonist must also overcome some mishaps caused by an assistant. Finally, the work is done, and everyone can see the resulting animated picture. Written by Snow Leopard

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Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1911 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Nemo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Color:

Color (hand-colored)| Black and White | Black and White (tinted) (some sequences)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Bob Sledding (1911). See more »

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Interesting & Creative
6 December 2002 | by Snow LeopardSee all my reviews

This is an interesting and creative little feature showcasing the work of animation pioneer Winsor McCay. There is a mini-plot built around McCay and his drawings, and the story is itself good for a couple of smiles, but the real highlight is in the animation displays themselves. There's no telling how fascinating this must have been to its original audience, and it is still entertaining to watch as you see the way that his ideas come together. All in all, this is an interesting historical curio that is definitely worth seeing.


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