Kapten Grogg gets married, by Victor Bergdahl

Gustav Victor Bergdahl was the first man in Sweden to make animated cartoons. Prior to going into animation, he worked as an illustrator for many humorous magazines. Inspired by Winsor McCay, he created his own animation technique, and in 1915, his first cartoon was shown in the cinemas. It was called 'Trolldryken'. A year later, he made his next cartoon, 'Cirkus Fjollinski', but it were his 'Kapten Grogg' films that made his famous. Thirteen 'Kapten Grogg' animated movies were made between 1916 and 1922. Bergdahl turned it into a comic for Kasper magazine 1919, and later for Musse Pigg-tidningen in 1930. A comic book of 'Kapten Grogg och Kalle' was published in 1923.

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