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Drawing the line : the untold story of the animation unions from Bosko to Bart Simpson

Author: Tom Sito
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As cartoons and animated features became an increasingly important part of the entertainment business, the production of cartoons industrialized to meet growing demands for the new global media. Artists adopted traditional union models to protect their jobs and working conditions, and a unique set of unions was born. Drawing the Line is the first labor history of an industry whose principle figures--Walt Disney,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sito, Tom, 1956-
Drawing the line.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2006016090
(OCoLC)69331438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Sito
ISBN: 0813171482 9780813171487 9780813138367 0813138361
OCLC Number: 77012325
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 425 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The world of the animation studio: the cartoon assembly line --
Suits: producers as artists see them --
Hollywood labor, 1933-1941: the birth of cartoonists unions --
The Fleischer strike: a union busted, a studio destroyed --
The great Disney Studio strike: the civil war of animation --
The war of Hollywood and the blacklist: 1945-1953 --
A bag of oranges: the Terrytoons strike and the Great White Father --
Lost generations: 1952-1988 --
Animation and the global market: the runaway wars, 1979-1982 --
Fox and hounds: the torch seen passing --
Camelot: 1988-2001 --
Animation--
isn't that all done on computers now? the digital revolution.
Responsibility: Tom Sito.

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