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Hollywood cartoons : American animation in its golden age

Author: J Michael Barrier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
An authoritative account of the "golden age" of Hollywood studio cartoons during the 1930s, 1940s, & 1950s, with a steady focus on the Walt Disney studio, as well as Warner Bros. & MGM. Take a guided tour of American animation in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s and meet the legendary artists and entrepreneurs who created Bugs Bunny, Betty Boop, Mickey Mouse, and many other cartoon favorites. 50 halftones.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barrier, J. Michael.
Hollywood cartoons.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98007471
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Barrier
ISBN: 9780198020790 0198020791 0195167295 9780195167290 9780199839223 0199839220
OCLC Number: 436041091
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 648 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part I: Cartoon acting : Beginnings, 1911-1930, "flip book": rubber-hose animation --
Disney, 1930-1933 --
Disney, 1933-1936 --
Disney's rivals, 1928-1937 --
Disney, 1936-1938 --
Disney, 1938-1941, "flip book": stretch and squash --
Declines and falls, 1937-1942 --
Part II: Cartoon reality : Warner Bros., 1933-1940 --
The Disney diaspora, 1942-1950 --
MGM, 1939-1952 --
Warner Bros., 1941-1945, "flip book": smear animation --
Warner Bros., 1945-1953 --
UPA, 1944-1952 --
The iris closes, 1952-1966.
Responsibility: Michael Barrier.
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