Hollywood cartoons : American animation in its golden age / Michael Barrier.

Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 1999
Physical description
xviii, 648 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780195167290 (pbk.)
  • 0195167295 (pbk.)
  • 0195037596 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Originally published: 1999.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
  • adult
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • This authoritative account of Hollywood studio cartoons in the 1930's, 40's and 50's looks principally at the Walt Disney studio, including its full length cartoons, but also focuses strongly on Warner Brothers and MGM cartoons in this period.

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Hollywood Cartoons : American Animation in Its Golden Age

Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA 2003
Physical description
1 online resource (670 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-280-84080-3
  • 0-19-802079-1
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the ""Flip Books""; Introduction; PART I: Cartoon Acting; PART II: Cartoon Reality; Afterword; Notes; Index
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  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • In Hollywood Cartoons, Michael Barrier takes us on a glorious guided tour of American animation in the 1930's, '40's, and '50's, to meet the legendary artists and entrepreneurs who created Bugs Bunny, Betty Boop, Mickey Mouse, Wile E. Coyote, Donald Duck, Tom and Jerry, and many other cartoon favorites. Beginning with black-and-white silent cartoons, Barrier offers an insightful account, taking us inside early New York studios and such Hollywood giants as Disney, Warner Bros., and MGM. Barrier excels at illuminating the creative side of animation--revealing how stories are put together,

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