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Animated movies : facts, figures and fun

Author: John Grant
Publisher: London : Facts, Figures & Fun, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"A short but comprehensive guide to the world of animation in the movies. Written by an expert in the field the book explores the origins of the form and its evolution through the emergence of CGI. we see the masters of the art, the great studios and the characters who have generally outlived their creators. Features all the great movies (and some not-so-great ones too...)."--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grant
ISBN: 1904332528 9781904332527
OCLC Number: 70402891
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: It lives! (sort of ...) : the story of animation --
A cheatlist of master animators : an A-Z from Tex Avery to Richard Williams --
Two-dimensional heroes : from Colonel Heeza Liar (1913) to Wallace & Gromit (1989) --
Legendary animations : from The adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) to The thief and the cobbler (1995) --
A library of Japanimation : from Akira (1987) to Steamboy (2004) --
Short to die for (not eat) : from Little Nemo (1911) to Geri's game (1997) --
In the real world : mixing animation and live action : from Out of the inkwell (1916-29) to Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow (2004) --
A library of animated movies : from Gulliver's travels (1939) to Wallace & Gromit : the curse of the were-rabbit (2005) --
Awards : the Academy awards (Oscars) and the Annie awards.
Responsibility: John Grant.

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"A short but comprehensive guide to the world of animation in the movies. Written by an expert in the field the book explores the origins of the form and its evolution through the emergence of CGI. we see the masters of the art, the great studios and the characters who have generally outlived their creators. Features all the great movies (and some not-so-great ones too...)."--Dust jacket flap.

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