1959 · N.p.
In addition to creating numerous short films beginning in the 1940s, Board was an actor, puppeteer, and man about town in classic Hollywood, whose recollections are featured in a chapter of Paul Zollo's "Hollywood Remembered: An Oral History of Its Golden Age." "The Mute" tells the story of a deaf-mute, who serves as a deckhand on a salvage tug, and his desire of connection with those around him. The film purportedly had a small screening at Cannes in 1960, though no official record we could find exists.
7.5 x 9.5 inches. Very Good plus, with light creasing. (Inventory #: 144808)