Old King Cole (1926)

UK, 1926
35mm film, black and white
silent

A British short animated film directed by Norman Cobb. It is the first in the Sing Song series of films that animated famous songs with a “bouncing ball” accompaniment to the on-screen lyrics, encouraging the audience to sing along as the song was played by the cinema’s orchestra.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Norman Cobb
Animator: Norman Cobb

References

Books
British Animated Films, 1895-1985: A Filmography by Denis Gifford p.78 – credits