Director, J. Stuart Blackton, was born James Stuart Blackton on Jan 5, 1875 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Blackton died at the age of 66 on Aug 13, 1941 in unknown, CA .
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, Early Animation PioneerBy Brandy Dean on Feb 23, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films
James Stuart Blackton, a Brit, is often?credited?as the father of American animation. (Go figure. My people will claim anyone who does something good.) In 1900, Blackton produced The Enchanted Drawing, making it the ?silent film that included?animated?sequences recorded on?standard picture film. Sco... Read full article
Pioneers of Animation:By Brandie on Sep 3, 2011 From True Classics
For the next few weeks, we’re going to dedicate our semi-weekly “Saturday Morning Cartoons” feature to the men who set the stage for the art of animation in American film-making–the largely forgotten pioneers whose innovative work eventually inspired and facilitated the creat... Read full article
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