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Picture from the silhouette film "Dr. Dolittle and his Animals" by Charlotte Reiniger. The silhouette film, also known as silhouette animation, is a technique of animated film in which silhouettes are put together on a lighted glass plate in front of a white or black background to form a film. The result is the silhouette film, inspired by shadow theater and the pictorial techniques of silhouette cutting.

Picture from the silhouette film "Dr. Dolittle and his Animals" by Charlotte Reiniger. The silhouette film, also known as silhouette animation, is a technique of animated film in which silhouettes are put together on a lighted glass plate in front of a white or black background to form a film. The result is the silhouette film, inspired by shadow theater and the pictorial techniques of silhouette cutting. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

TA164K

File size:

51.4 MB (1.3 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

4955 x 3627 px | 42 x 30.7 cm | 16.5 x 12.1 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

1 January 1919

Location:

Germany

More information:

This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

Picture from the animation movie Dr. Dolittle and His Animals, 1928. "Picture from the silhouette film ""Dr. Dolittle and his Animals"" by Charlotte Reiniger. The silhouette film, also known as silhouette animation, is a technique of animated film in which silhouettes are put together on a lighted glass plate in front of a white or black background to form a film. The result is the silhouette film, inspired by shadow theater and the pictorial techniques of silhouette cutting.". Date created: 01/01/1928-31/12/1928

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