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Condensed Biography for Joop Geesink

With this condensed biography you get an insight into the dynamic life of the man who worked himself up to become one of the greatest film pioneers in the stop-motion film.

Joop Geesink in de Efteling- Carnaval Festival

Born Johan Louise Geesink, called: Joop
Born: April 28, 1913, Den Haag
Deceased: May 13 1984, Amsterdam

Joop Geesink

His life is summarized in a few chapters. Click on the chapter to read the passage. Enjoy!

Ch. 1 - Geesink Stekelenburg
Ch. 2 - Drawing Lessons, Cigars
Ch. 3 - Stage and Revue
Promotion Snip & Snap (1942)
Ch. 4 - Joop Geesink and Marten Toonder
Ch. 5 - Geesink gets the Tom Puss assignment
Ch. 6 - "Serenata Nocturna"
MacKenson Beer ca. 1955)
Ch. 7 - Period until 1950
Ch. 8 - Jack of All Trades
Ch. 9 - Art And Advertising
Ch. 10 - Travels, Arguments and Achievements
Prince Electron (1956)
Ch. 11 - Rising Star
Ch. 12 - Repeated Successes
Ch.13 - Exclusive Rights
Light and mankind (1954)
Ch. 14 - Growing Bigger
Ch. 15 - Disneyworld
Ch. 16 - Death Blow
Loeki de leeuw  (Loeki the Lion) (1984)
Ch. 17 - Fired & Gnomes
Ch.18 - Theme Park Efteling
Ch.19 - The End
Efteling Carnaval Festival (2019)

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