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Cartoons: One Hundred Years of Cinema Animationby Giannalberto Bendazzi
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... its encyclopedic style will find it a place in the library of everyone interested in the subject. --Kirkus Reviews
This exciting and informative encyclopedia... is a worthy and welcome addition to our library on world-wide cartooning... this is a marvelous compendium, one that belongs on the coffee-table and on the scholar's shelf. --Journal of Popular Culture
... this valuable effort... promises to be the basic reference on its subject for some time to come. --Booklist
Enthusiastically recommended as both a fascinating story and an incredible reference resource for both scholars and aficionados of the art of film. --Choice
Best of all, though, are the author's unexpectedly clever insights. --Los Angeles Times Book Review
This encyclopedic survey of commercial and fine art animation is well illustrated and international in scope; few new books on animation contain as much material as this important volume. --Wilson Library Bulletin
The long-awaited English-language edition of a classic study of world animation, Cartoons provides the first comprehensive, detailed history and critique of cinema animation world-wide. Over 70 countries, 2,000 animators, and 3,000 films are covered in this lavishly illustrated, authoritative, and encyclopedic account.
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This English-language edition (translated from the Italian by Anna Taraboletti-Segre) of a classic study of world animation provides a detailed history and critique of cinema animation around the world. Offers a chronological account of all aspects of animation, including technological beginnings and advancements, shorts and features, directors, cultural influences, investments, tv series, and computer animation. The book is divided according to major filmmakers and national cinemas. Contains b&w and color illustrations.
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Cartoons-- One Hundred Years Of Cinema Animation provides the first comprehensively detailed history and critique of cinema animation produced around the world. It is the long-awaited English language edition of a reference book which has already been acclaimed as a classic work of scholarship, it its Italian and French editions, on the marvelous and exciting subject of animated cinema.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -456) and indexes.
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