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Author Pointer, Ray, author.

Title The art and inventions of Max Fleischer : American animation pioneer / Ray Pointer ; foreword by Jerry Beck.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 FLEISCHER,M POI    Available
Order cancelled for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description vii, 303 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Summary "The history of animated cartoons has been dominated by Walt Disney, giving the impression that he perfected the medium. In reality, it was the work of several pioneers. Max Fleischer was one of the most prominent. This book covers his life and work, with rare illustrations detailing the technical aspects of his craft"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 299) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The formative years -- The birth of a career -- The Inkwell Studio -- Fleischer Studios, Inc -- The queen of the animated screen: Betty Boop -- Betty Boop on the couch: a character analysis -- The Fleischer factory -- The Popeye plant -- The spinach lid blows off -- Picking up the pieces -- Setting sail for Miami -- Stormy seas ahead -- The ship wreck -- The change of command -- Separate courses, new directions -- Recommissioned -- Raising the inkwell.
Subject Fleischer, Max, 1883-1972.
Animators -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Beck, Jerry, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9781476663678 (softcover ; alk. paper)
147666367X (softcover ; alk. paper)
9781476627410 (ebook)

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