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    Throwing the Bull (Educational, 1918). One Sheet (28" X 42.75").
    This exceedingly rare poster is from the last fifteen-minute picture released by Educational Films Corporation. It's a comedy cartoon starring Happy Hooligan, the caretaker of a cow that produces condensed milk. Hooligan is distracted from his job by a young Spanish girl, and the cow is stolen to join the ranks of bulls employed to do battle with matadors. Will Happy get the cow back before it's too late? The one sheet for the film has delightful cartoon drawings by Frank Moser (1886-1964), an illustrator and film director who co-founded Terrytoons in 1929. Although he did not direct this animated short, Moser helmed 202 films between 1916 and 1937. The poster has been mounted on linen, and professional restoration has addressed fold wear, and tearing/chipping down the center and in the borders. Very Good/Fine on Linen.


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