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Publisher Comments:

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.

Book News Annotation:

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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Synopsis:

"... its encyclopedic style will find it a place in the library of everyone interested in the subject."

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-456) and indexes.

About the Author

GIANNALBERTO BENDAZZI is a founding member of the Society for Animation Studies and a former member of the board of directors of ASIFA (Association internationale du film d'animation).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Preface: Elegy to Animated Film

I. ANIMATION CINEMA--THE FIRST FOUR DECADES (1888-1929)

1. The beginning

2. Animation in the Untied States of America

3. The European Individualists

4. Argentina: The world's first animated feature film

5. United States of America: Breaking the sound barrier

6. Walt Disney: The world's most successful animation studio

II. ANIMATION IN THE 1930s

7. Europe

8. United States of America: Animation heads West

9. Talent in Other Countries

10. The Masters of Animation

III. ANIMATION OVER THE NEXT THREE DECADES 91940-1970)

11. The United States of America

12. The Canadian Phenomenon

13. Western Europe

14. Eastern Europe

15. Animation in Asia

16. Animation in Latin America

IV. A NEW WAVE IN ANIMATION (1970s AND 1980s)

17. United States of America

18. Canada

19. Western Europe: The new generation

20. Eastern Europe

21. Latin America

22. Africa

23. New REalities in Asia

24. Australasia

25. The Globe Trotters of Animation

V. AFTERWORD

26. The Electronic Age

27. Computers and Animators

VI. REFERENCE

Bibliography

Indexes - Names and Film Titles

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253209375
Subtitle:
One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation
Translator:
Taraboletti-Segre, Anna
Author:
Bendazzi, Giannalberto
Author:
Taraboletti-Segre, Anna
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, Ind. :
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Film - Amateur Production
Subject:
Animated films
Subject:
Animated films -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Amateur Production
Subject:
Film and Television-Production
Subject:
Film - Direction & Production
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Performance Studies; Animation; Cinema; Media
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
19950122
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
95 color plates, 151 bandw figs.
Pages:
540
Dimensions:
8 x 7.75 x 1.42 in 3.38 lb

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