The Violinist

United States, 1959

Film
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An animated spoof of the old saying - to create great music the artist must suffer. Harry, the street violinist, makes music which dismays even his own dog. He tries everything, including music lessons but his music does not improve until he takes advice and begins to suffer.

Credits

director

Ernest Pintoff

production company

Pintoff Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:07:52:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30124

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Comedy

Music & Performing Arts → Street music and musicians

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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