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James Stuart Blackton (1875 - 1941)

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James Stuart Blackton
Born in Sheffield, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 29 Dec 2019 | Created 6 Jan 2019
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Biography

James Blackton is Notable.

James Stuart Blackton was a British-American film producer and director of the silent era. One of the pioneers of motion pictures, he founded Vitagraph Studios in 1897. He was one of the first filmmakers to use the techniques of stop-motion and drawn animation, is considered a father of American animation, and was the first to bring many classic plays and books to the screen.

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