Of Mice And Magic: A History Of American Animated Cartoons; Revised And Updated

byLeonard Maltin, Jerry Beck

Paperback | December 1, 1987

Of Mice And Magic: A History Of American Animated Cartoons; Revised And Updated by Leonard Maltin
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Whether you’re seeking movie gifts or something for the history buffs in your life, this comprehensive guide to animation and cartoons has it all. In this one-of-a-kind definitive history of American animated cartoons, renowned film critic and historian Leonard Maltin presents the most extensive filmography on cartoons ever compiled. 

In this revised and updated edition of Of Mice and Magic, Leonard Maltin not only recreates this whole glorious era from the silent days through the Hollywood golden age to Spielberg’s An American Tail, he traces the evolution of the art of animation and vividly portrays the key creative talents and their studios. This definitive history of American animated cartoons also brings Maltin’s many fans up to date on the work being done today at the Walt Disney and Warner Bros. studios, and other developments in the world of animation.

Drawing on colorful interviews with many of the American cartoon industry’s principals, Maltin has come up with a gold mine of anecdotes and film history. Behind the scenes were genius animators and entrepreneurs such as Walt Disney, Chuck Jones, Tex Avery, Mel Blanc, and a legion of others. In all, Maltin has put together a glorious celebration of a universally loved segment of Americana.

Leonard Maltin is an American film critic and historian. His many books include Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons, Leonard Maltin's 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen, and Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
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Title:Of Mice And Magic: A History Of American Animated Cartoons; Revised And UpdatedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:496 pages, 9.17 X 7.46 X 1.02 inShipping dimensions:496 pages, 9.17 X 7.46 X 1.02 inPublished:December 1, 1987Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0452259932

ISBN - 13:9780452259935

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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