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Humorous Phases of Funny Faces 1906


J. Stuart Blackton | Early Cinema , Animation , Comedy

Considered the first truly animated movie (or at least the first verifiable, surviving animation), this film is based on the lightning-sketch, a popular vaudeville act. The artist (Blackton) draws a series of faces on a blackboard, which then seem to take on a life of their own.

Cast: J. Stuart Blackton.

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