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The animated man : a life of Walt Disney

Author: J Michael Barrier
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Walt Disney (1901-1966) was one of the most significant creative forces of the twentieth century, a man who made a lasting impact on the art of the animated film, the history of American business, and the evolution of twentieth-century American culture. He was both a creative visionary and a dynamic entrepreneur, roles whose demands he often could not reconcile. In his compelling new biography, noted animation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Walt Disney; Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Barrier
ISBN: 9780520241176 0520241177 9780520256194 0520256190
OCLC Number: 70864455
Description: xviii, 393 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "It's all me" --
"The pet in the family" : on the farm and in the city, 1901-1923 --
"A cute idea" : the self-taught filmmaker, 1923-1928 --
"You've got to really be Minnie" : building a better mouse, 1928-1933 --
"This character was a live person" : the leap to feature films, 1934-1938 --
"A drawing factory" : ambition's price, 1938-1941 --
"A queer, quick, delightful gink" : on a treadmill, 1941-1947 --
"Caprices and spurts of childishness" : escaping from animation, 1947-1953 --
"He was interested in something else" : escaping from film, 1953-1959 --
"This is where I am happy" : restless in the Magic Kingdom, 1959-1965 --
"He drove himself right up to the end" : dreaming of a nightmare city, 1965-1966 --
Afterword : "Let's never not be a silly company."
Responsibility: Michael Barrier.
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