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Norman M. Klein
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Seven Minutes: The Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon

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Seven Minutes is a social and aesthetic history of the “controlled anarchy” of the cartoon, from the first talking Mickeys to the demise of Warners and MGM theatrical productions in 1960. Norman M. Klein follows the scrambling graphics and upside-down ballet of Fleischer’s Betty Boop, Popeye, Superman of the Wolfie cartoons by Tex Avery, of the Bugs and Daffy, Tweetie and ...more
Hardcover, 292 pages
Published December 17th 1993 by Verso (first published 1993)
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Een maatschappelijke en culturele studie naar de Amerikaanse animated cartoon, die deze in een lange traditie van vaudeville en illustratie plaatst en laat zien hoe deze zich via cinematografisch melodrama (jaren dertig) ontwikkeld tot de typische 'chase cartoon' (jaren veertig) en tot de 'consumer space' van de gestileerde cartoon (jaren vijftig), elke fase met een belangrijke typische exponent (respectievelijk Fleischer, Disney, Warner Brothers en UPA).

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