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The Animated Man

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 414 Nombre de pages
Offers documented accounts of Disney's childhood and young adulthood in rural Missouri and Kansas City. This book sheds light on s... Lire la suite
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Description

Offers documented accounts of Disney's childhood and young adulthood in rural Missouri and Kansas City. This book sheds light on such episodes in Disney's life as the devastating 1941 strike at his studio, when his ambitions as artist and entrepreneur first came into serious conflict.

Auteur

Michael Barrier founded and edited Funnyworld, the first serious magazine devoted to animation and the comics. He is the author of Hollywood Cartoons: American Animation in Its Golden Age (1999).

Texte du rabat

Based on decades of research, "The Animated Man" offers a portrait of Walt Disney as a flawed but fascinating artist, one whose imaginative leaps allowed him to vault ahead of the competition and produce work that even today commands the attention of audiences worldwide.

Contenu

Plates Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: "It's All Me" 1 "The Pet in the Family" On the Farm and in the City, 1901-1923 2 "A Cute Idea" The Self-Taught Filmmaker, 1923-1928 3 "You've Got to Really Be Minnie" Building a Better Mouse, 1928-193 4 "This Character Was a Live Person" The Leap to Feature Films, 1934-1938 5 "A Drawing Factory" Ambition's Price, 1938-1941 6 "A Queer, Quick, Delightful Gink" On a Treadmill, 1941-1947 7 "Caprices and Spurts of Childishness" Escaping from Animation, 1947-1953 8 "He Was Interested in Something Else" Escaping from Film, 1953-1959 9 "Where I Am Happy" Restless in the Magic Kingdom, 1959-1965 10 "He Drove Himself Right Up to the End" Dreaming of a Nightmare City, 1965-1966 Afterword: "Let's Never Not Be a Silly Company" Notes Index

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Animated Man
Sous-titre: A Life of Walt Disney
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780520256194
ISBN: 978-0-520-25619-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University of California Press
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 414
Poids: 610g
Taille: H227mm x B153mm x T26mm
Année: 2008