WorldCat Identities

Avery, Tex 1908-1980

Overview
Works: 331 works in 476 publications in 3 languages and 3,470 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Fairy tales  Christmas stories 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Performer, Animator , Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Tex Avery Publications about Tex Avery
Publications by  Tex Avery Publications by Tex Avery
posthumous Publications by Tex Avery, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Tex Avery
Looney tunes golden collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1 showcases a certain wascally wabbit. The happiness of pursuit is center stage in Disc 2 and 3's respective batches of Road Runner and Sylvester/Tweety fun. Disc 4 is an all-star cabalcade of Hollywood parodies and more. All 60 'toons are restored, remastered, uncut. And each disc is chock-a-block with bonus goodies
Looney Tunes spotlight collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 30 classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes golden collection, volume 2, all restored and remastered. Features Tweety and Sylverster, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd and many other Looney Tune favorites
Tex Avery's Droopy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatrical cartoon collection featuring Droopy, a diminutive basset hound who lulls the bad guys into a false sense of security by acting slow and dumb when in actual fact he is a genius. The shrewd Droopy always outwits his enemies
Tex Avery's screwball classics by Tex Avery ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents 8 classic cartoons featuring Tex Avery's wildest characters from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Snow White ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1959 and 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the tale, through animation, of the beautiful princess and her adventures with the seven dwarfs she finds living in the forest
Bugs Bunny superstar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring interviews with fellow Termite Terrace residents Friz Freleng and Tex Avery and narrated by Orson Welles, Bugs Bunny Superstar includes nine complete cartoons that are prime examples of the collaborative efforts of Warner cartoonists, ink-and-painters, effects artists and others. 'No idea was too outrageous,' Clampett says. Seeing rare home movies of the animators as they act out ideas adds to that sense of unrestrained creativity
MGM cartoon Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Turner/MGM's Christmas package of 4 animated shorts: Alias St. Nick (1935), about a mouse who disbelieves in Santa Claus; The pups' Christmas (1936), two puppies' slapstick misadventures with a surreal assortment of gifts; The peachy cobbler (1950), adapted from the tale The shoemaker and the elves (this time the old shoemaker is rewarded by a flock of birds) ; and Peace on Earth (1939), a pacifist parable in which animals tell how "man varmints" destroyed themselves with war
Tex Avery's screwball classics ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight classic cartoons featuring Tex Avery's wildest characters
Top 10 forgotten cartoons of all time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes innovative cartoons from producer Max Fleisher and his brother, director Dave Fleisher who were the first to create cartoons by tracing live-action footage. They used this patented invention to revolutionize animation. DIsc also includes some non-Fleischer cartoons
Tex Avery : Hollywood's master of screwball cartoons by Jeff Lenburg ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tex Avery, considered the father of screwball animation, was one of the most influential animators of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Creator of such classic characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Droopy, he directed many cartoons for Warner Bros., MGM, and Walter Lantz Productions and was nominated for six Academy Awards. Tex Avery illustrates this animation pioneer's life, his inspiration, and his lasting effect on the animation world
The wacky world of Tex Avery ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brilliant, hilarious and groundbreaking animator Tex Avery created the wonderful squash-and stretch cartoons of his era. Avery added speed, sarcasm, irony and nonstop action to The Golden Age of Hollywood animation! Each episode stars a variety of wild original characters including the bumbling Roman centurion, `Pompeii Pete', the inept conqueror and the little princess he cannot conquer `Genghis and Khannie', the lamest super hero on 4 legs `Power Pooch', the world's first inventor `Einstone', the ultra-pesky `Freddie the Fly' and of course the wackiest hero in the old west `Tex Avery' himself! Join The Wacky World of Tex Avery and enjoy the unpredictable hysteria that defined a generation of animation!
MGM cartoon magic featuring "Alias St. Nick" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An MGM Christmas package of four animated shorts: Peace on Earth is a pacifist tale in which tiny animals tell how "man varmints" annihilated themselves with war. Alias St. Nick is a comedic tale about a young cynical mouse who believes there "ain't no Santa Claus" and says so during his grandmother's reading of " 'Twas the night before Christmas." The Pups' Christmas follows two adorable puppies as they tangle with a cornucopia of gifts, some of which turn out to be quite menacing. The Peachy Cobbler is a heartwarming retelling of The Shoemaker and the Elves. A sickly old shoemaker feeds his last piece of bread to some birds who then decide to do him a favor and fix all the shoes in the shop
Bugs Bunny and friends ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of ten animated films produced between 1934 and 1943 featuring four Bugs Bunny cartoons where Bugs' encounters a gremlin, buys war bonds, befriends a generous Elmer Fudd, and evades being dinner for two castaways. Other films include a twisted look at fairy tales; next animals go to school, and are taught by Teacher Duck, in a "Musical Revue"; then Bloodhound Eggbert helps Porky Pig track down the "Missing Lynx," a spy who is a master of disguises; next the celebrities of 1941 are seen doing the conga at Ciro's; followed by the Gadget Salesman who tries to sell his wares in the jungle, is about to be cooked by cannibals until the Queen falls in love with him; and finally the City Slicker goes West to dig for gold, and gets the scoop from the Old Prospector
Tex Avery's Screwball Classics IV ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six classic cartoons featuring Tex Avery's wildest characters
Tex Avery by Tex Avery ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verzameling van 63 tekenfilms met o.a. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Droopy en Porky Pigg aangevuld met twee documentaires over de maker Tex Avery
Looney tunes platinum collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Make way for Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume 2 with 50 animated theatrical shorts remastered in stellar hi-def Blu-ray in all their stellar silliness. Selections include the core characters, such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety and Sylvester, Pepé Le Pew and Foghorn Leghorn. While Disc Two offers one-shot classics, and disc three serves up great fun and insider info with its wild array of bonus programs saluting legendary animators and historical gems
The golden age of Looney tunes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
70 complete uncut cartoons, 1933-1948
Cartoon crazys goes to war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fully restored classic World War II cartoons with enhanced Dolby Surround, soundtrack, sounds & effects
The Compleat Tex Avery ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic cartoons featuring Tex Avery's wildest characters
Retour de flamme by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents seminal films in the early development of motion pictures in France and the United States with each film preceded by extensive optional historical commentary
 
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Alternative Names
Avery, Fred, 1908-
Avery, Fred, 1908-1980
Avery, Frederick Bean, 1908-1980
Avery, Fredrick Bean 1908-1980
Languages
English (70)
French (26)
Italian (2)
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