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Flies
Also known as [Ko-Ko Swats ’em]
(1923) American
B&W : One reel
Directed by Dave Fleischer

Cast: Ko-Ko the clown, Max Fleischer [himself].

Out of the Inkwell Films, Incorporated, production; distributed on State Rights basis by [?] Warner’s Features, Incorporated? / Produced by Max Fleischer. Drawn (animation) by Max Fleischer. / © 20 January 1923 by Out of the Inkwell Films, Incorporated [MP2227]. Released January 1923. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / A film in the “Out of the Inkwell” series.

Comedy: Cartoon.

Survival status: Prints exist in the Library of Congress film archive (American Film Institute / William F. Meggers collection) [16mm reduction positive (Kodascope Library rerelease version)]; and in the Inkwell Images film collection.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Animation [cel] - Animation [rotoscope] - Clowns - Erasers - Flies - Fly paper - Glue - Ink - Ink bottles - Pens

Listing updated: 26 September 2012.

References: Film viewing : LoC-MoPic-2 p. 263; Maltin-Mice p. 357 : Website-LoC.

Home video: DVD.

 
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