"Bobby Bumps, Surf Rider:" the world's first animated surf movie
Published: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:56:53 +0000
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On August 27, 1917, John Randolph Bray and Earl Hurd released "Bobby Bumps, Surf Rider."
"Bobby Bumps" is a series of silent animated short films created by Earl Hurd (1880-1940), an American film director and pioneering animator born in Kansas City.
The black-and-white cartoon series featured the adventures of a mischievous kid and his dog Fido and were produced and aired from 1915-25.