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.

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Credits

production company

Pintoff Productions

director

Ernest Pintoff

Duration

00:07:52:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011560

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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