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The Toymaker. The Toymaker was created by Pierce Kingsley and appeared in the film The Magic Toy Maker (1915).

The Toymaker has a troublesome son. Among his other problems, he drinks and he breaks other children’s dolls. So the Toymaker creates a set of frightening animated toys in an effort to scare his son straight. The son shoots the Toymaker and is overcome with guilt, but then discovers that he shot one of the Toymaker’s creations and not the Toymaker himself. The Toymaker’s son reforms.

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