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Before Mickey: The Animated Film 1898-1928

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This witty and fascinating study reminds us that there was animation before Disney: about thirty years of creativity and experimentation flourishing in such extraordinary work as Girdie the Dinosaur and Felix the Cat. Before Mickey, the first and only in-depth history of animation from 1898-1928, includes accounts of mechanical ingenuity, marketing and art. Crafton is equa ...more
Paperback, 436 pages
Published December 15th 1993 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1982)
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Tonk82
Apr 13, 2015 Tonk82 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: teorico, propio
Probablemente el mejor tratado sobre animación cinematográfica que he leído pre-mickey mouse. Una época difícil de seguir, muy caótica, y muy poco estudiada de forma seria.

Muchas imágenes de los cortos y películas, historias de los diferentes estudios y animadores, y todo francamente entretenido de leer.
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Apr 28, 2011 Phil rated it liked it
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Early Animation such as Blackton, Cohl, Felix, McCay, Bray, textbook for Animation Hist (Arts Coll 3XX?)
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It took a bit to get into this one, but if you like animation and history, it's absolutely fascinating.
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