The Humpty Dumpty Circus (lost stop-motion animated short; 1898)


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The Humpty Dumpty Circus
A still from the short.
A still from the short.
Status Lost

The Humpty Dumpty Circus was a stop-motion short from 1898 that was directed by J. Stuart Blackton and produced by Albert E. Smith, who also used his daughter's dolls as props.

It is considered to be the first (known) stop-motion short ever made but has unfortunately been lost to time with no footage available, with only some screenshots of it remaining.

Considering how old it is combined with the lack of film preservation around the time, it's highly unlikely that it will ever be found.

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Nanis149

11 months ago
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Interesting...
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Flashbcaks

10 months ago
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it might be good if someone can add those other stills mentioned :0
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Django1932

3 months ago
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This is something that be cool to see from a historical perspective. Too bad we probably never will see it.
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Anonymous user #1

16 days ago
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This will never be found deal with it
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SenaUW

16 days ago
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And? This is the Lost Media Wiki, not the Lost Media That We Can Find Wiki.
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Anonymous user #2

3 days ago
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So bizarre to think that pieces of entertainment can just be lost. At least know we know better and have extraordinary methods of preserving history and entertainment.
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