- 1 Bosko, the Talk-Ink Kid
A 1929 part live-action, part animated short film produced to sell a series of Bosko cartoons that was never released to theaters and therefore not seen by a wide audience. The film was produced in May 1929, directed by Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising. In the film, a cartoonist (portrayed in live action by Rudolph Ising) draws Bosko, who comes to life. Bosko speaks, sings, dances and plays the piano before the cartoonist sucks him into his ink pen and pours him back into the inkwell. Bosko pops out of the bottle and promises to return.
Air Date: 1929-04-19