Hollywood Cartoons

Hollywood Cartoons

American Animation in Its Golden Age

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Explores American animation from the 1930s through the 1950s, discussing the creative side of animation, favorite characters and the artists and entrepreneurs responsible for creating them, and the contributions of the big studios, including Warner Bros. and Disney

Blackwell North Amer
In Hollywood Cartoons, Michael Barrier takes us on a guided tour of American animation in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, 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.

Oxford University Press
In Hollywood Cartoons, Michael Barrier takes us on a glorious guided tour of American animation in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s, 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, how animators develop a character, how technical innovations enhance the "realism" of cartoons. Here too are colorful portraits of the giants of the field, from Walt and Roy Disney and their animators, to Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera.
Based on hundreds of interviews with veteran animators, Hollywood Cartoons gives us the definitive inside look at this colorful era and at the creative process behind these marvelous cartoons.



Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780195037593
0195037596
Branch Call Number: 791.433 BAR
Characteristics: xviii, 648 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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