(1875 - 1941)
James Stuart Blackton was active/lived in New York, California / England. James Blackton is known for landscape painting, cartoons, animation.
Biography James Blackton
The following biography is from the Shanghai Trading Company.
Born January 5, 1875 Sheffield, Yorkshire, Eng. Died August, 13,1941 Hollywood, CA, USA
in Britain this artist was a originator of animation in the film
industry. Later he became a film director and producer establishing
other important film techniques, shaping and encouraging the
development of cinematic art.
He began his career as a cartoonist
for the New York Evening World. During that time as a producer of
films, he co-established the Vitagraph Company. A little over a year
earlier he interviewed with Thomas Edison as an actor, winning a part
drawing cartoons on paper for a short film of an artist drawing funny
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