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Animation : a world history. Volume 1, Foundations : the golden age

Author: Giannalberto Bendazzi
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016, 2017] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form. Volume II of Giannalberto Bendazzi's 'Animation' delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain time when television series were overshadowing feature films, art was heavily influenced by the Cold War, and new technologies began to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giannalberto Bendazzi
ISBN: 9781138854529 1138854522 9781138854529
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
OCLC Number: 946481290
Notes: Includes index.
"A Focal Press Book".
Description: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Foundations : What it is ; Mapping chaos ; Turning points ; Periods ; Guilty, but with an explanation ; Traces ; You won't find ... ; A hybrid --
The first period : 2. Before Fantasmagorie (0-1908) : Archaeology : Phidias' animating chisel --
Pre-history I : Science, science, science ; Writing with light --
Pre-history II : A static mirror? ; The flipbook ; Émile Renaud : Birth of the Théâtre optique and how it worked ; On with the lantern show ; Colour music --
Cinema of attractions : Frame by frame ; Arthur Melbourne-Cooper ; Walter Robert Booth ; Edwin Stanton Porter ; James Stuart Blackton --
The second period : 3. The silent pioneers (1908-1928) : The cradle : Days of heaven and hell ; Culture ; Cinema ; Narrative and non-narrative ; Fantasmagorie --
The fathers : Émile Cohl ; Georges Méliès ; The first abstract cinema ; Arnaldo Ginna Lèopold Survage ; Winsor McCay ; Colour --
4. Silent America I : The fathers' sons : Comics, animation, and cinema ; Birth of the industry ; Raoul Barré ; Cut, insert, replace ; John Randolph Bray ; The International Film Service ; Other American artists ; Willis O'Brien ; Instruments and language --
5. Silent America II : The Fleischer Brothers ; Felix, Pat, and Otto Messmer ; Terry and the fables ; Bowers unbound ; Lantz's debut ; Bray, Hurd, and Mintz ; Sarg and Dawley ; The young Walt Disney --
6. Silent Europe : The individualists --
Great Britain --
Ireland --
France : Lortac ; Advertisers and illustrators --
Germany: animation in the Weimar Republic : The Matrix ; Walther Ruttmann ; Viking Eggeling ; Hans Richter ; Lotte Reiniger --
Austria --
Switzerland --
Denmark : Storm P. --
Sweden : Grogg the sailor man ; Other Swedish Animators --
Norway --
Finland --
Hungary --
Spain --
Portugal --
The rest of Europe --
Russia/Soviet Union : Ladislas Starewich ; After the revolution --
Ukraine --
7. Silent Asia : Japan : The narrator --
Silent Latin America : Mexico ; Colombia ; Brazil ; Chile ; Argentina: the world's first animated feature film ; Quirino Cristiani --
9. Silent Africa : Union of South Africa --
10. Silent Oceania : Australia ; More about it --
The third period : 11. The golden age (1928-1951) : Steamboat Willie : Sync or sink ; THe non-concurrence factor ; Sound --
12. America laughs! : Walt Disney the tycoon : The fixed star ; Human or animal? ; Years of expansion ; The ones who made the magic ; Another Disney folly ; The Pillar brother ; Disney's animation declines ; The twelve rules of the nine men ; Animation heads west ; The master's master ; Lantz from the rabbit to the woodpecker ; Ub Iwerks ; Mintz, Krazy, and Columbia ; Van Beuren ; Terrytoons and Mighty Mouse ; The Fleischers: Betty Boop, Popeye, and the two feature films --
Warner Bros. : Tex Avery ; Bob Clampett ; Carl W. Stalling, musical animator --
Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer: cat, mouse, and Tex ; Tashlin the Wanderer --
The American avant-garde --
Canada --
13. Europe : Great Britain : Len Lye --
France : Anthony Gross ; Berthold Bartosh ; Alexandre Alexeïeff --
Belgium --
The Netherlands --
Germany in Nazi time : Hans Fischerkoesen; The Brothers Diehl ; Heinz Tischmeyer ; Hans Held ; Wolfgang Kaskeline ; Avant-garde ; Oskar Fischinger --
Austria --
Switzerland --
Denmark --
Sweden --
Norway --
Poland : Stefan and Franciszka Themerson --
Czechoslovakia --
Hungary : George Pal --
Yugoslavia --
Greece --
Italy --
Spain : Catalan vibrancy ; The Edad Dorada ; Barcelona's entrepreneurs ; Barcelona's feature-length films ; Madrid ; Valencia --
Portugal --
14. Soviet Union : Russia ; Lithuania ; Ukraine ; Georgia ; Armenia ; Azerbaijan --
15. Asia : Japan : Ofuji Noburo ; Masaoka Kenzo ; Kimura Hakuzan ; Mochinaga Tadahito and his legacy ; Ichikawa Kon --
China --
16. Latin America : Mexico --
Colombia --
Venezuela --
Brazil --
Argentina --
17. Africa : Egypt --
Union of South Africa.
Other Titles: Foundations : the golden age
Responsibility: Giannalberto Bendazzi.

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Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form. Volume II of Giannalberto Bendazzi's 'Animation' delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain time when television series were overshadowing feature films, art was heavily influenced by the Cold War, and new technologies began to emerge that threatened the traditional methods of animation.
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