Friday, June 29, 2012

1906 Video: "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces" First Animated Short with Music by The Annex Quartet

Via The Annex Quartet: Here is "Humorous Phases of Funny Faces," a 1906 short by J. Stuart Blackton, generally considered to be the first animated short film.

Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906) set our rendition of "Joe Martin Blues" by Little Brother Montgomery - recorded live November 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The track is put through a vinyl synthesizer set to the sounds of the 1930's.

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