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Lotte Reiniger : pioneer of film animation

Author: Whitney Grace
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the result of her gender, her German ethnicity, World War II and a lack of funding--Lotte Reiniger became a footnote in animation history. Yet her 60-plus films plainly show her skill and dedication to her craft. This detailed account of her life and work describes her contributions to animation, puppetry, Weimar cinema and modern filmmaking"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Silhouette animation films
Named Person: Lotte Reiniger; Lotte Reiniger; Lotte Reiniger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Grace
ISBN: 9781476662060 1476662061
OCLC Number: 966561160
Description: xi, 274 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Paper fairytales --
Lengthening shadows --
Defining the art of puppetry and animation --
The adventures of Prince Achmed --
Sound cartoons and miscredited ideas --
Fanboy Hitler and the short life of Hansi and Schnuff --
Animated women and lost love --
The fine line between animation and puppetry --
Fine art and resurgent praise --
Lotte's legacy --
Influence and adaptation --
Afterword --
Appendix I. Filmography --
Appendix II. Reiniger bibliography.
Responsibility: Whitney Grace.

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Lotte Reiniger was a animation and puppetry pioneer, who gifted the mediums with her silhouettes and imagination. Yet due to a number of factors, she became a footnote in animation and cinematic  Read more...

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