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Disney animation : the illusion of life

Author: Frank Thomas; Ollie Johnston
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The inside story of the gradual perfecting of Disney's character animation technology, an American art form.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Thomas; Ollie Johnston
ISBN: 0896592324 9780896592322 0896592332 9780896592339
OCLC Number: 7900428
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 575 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: An art form is born --
The early days 1923-1933 --
The principles of animation --
Discovery 1934-1936 --
Cartoon comes of age --
Appeal and dynamics --
Hyperion: the explosion --
Burbank and the nine old men --
Our procedures --
How to get it on the screen --
The Disney sounds --
The follow-up functions --
The uses of live action in drawing humans and animals --
Story --
Character development --
Animating expressions and dialogue --
Acting and emotions --
Other types of animation and the future.
Responsibility: Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston.

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The inside story of the gradual perfecting of Disney's character animation technology, an American art form.

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