Created By: Slouch Productions
The lower left hand corner of the Vitagraph complex pictured in this photograph is where you would have been standing. You can see that the elevated BMT line, adjacent to the back of the studios, was running back then.
Using his illustration skills, Blackton produced Humorous Phases of Funny Faces in 1906. Blackton was one of the first filmmakers to use the techniques of stop-motion and drawn animation and is regarded as the father of animation.
By 1907, Vitagraph averaged the completion of eight one- and two-reel films a week - making it the most prolific film studio in the US at that time.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Midwood Before Hollywood