Of Mice and Magic A History of American Animated Cartoons

ISBN-10: 0452259932

ISBN-13: 9780452259935

Edition: 2nd (Revised)

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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.20" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin was born in New York City on December 18, 1950. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and began writing as a teen. Maltin received a degree in journalism from New York University and has published articles in numerous film journals, newspapers, and magazines. He is well-known for his bestselling annual, Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, the first edition of which he created at the age of 18. Maltin has written or edited many other film-related books and television specials, and he has hosted, produced and/or written video documentaries. His title Leonard Maltin's 2012 Movie Guide made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. He has hosted radio and cable programs, was a film critic for Playboy magazine, and has been the movie reviewer for Entertainment Tonight since 1982. Maltin has also appeared in several animated television series including South Park. He lectures on film and taught for nine years at New York City's New School for Social Research. Maltin currently teaches in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. He has been a guest curator for the film department of New York's Museum of Modern Art, president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and a member of the National Film Preservation Board and the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum. Maltin has been the recipient of awards and citations from the American Society of Cinematographers, Anthology Film Archives, The Society of Cinephiles, and the Telluride Film Festival.

Preface to the Revised Edition
The Silent Era
Walt Disney
Max Fleischer
Paul Terry and Terrytoons
Walter Lantz
Ub Iwerks
The Van Beuren Studio
Columbia: Charles Mintz and Screen Gems
Warner Bros
Paramount/Famous Studios
The Rest of the Story
Filmographies by Studios
The Walt Disney Cartoons
The Max Fleischer Cartoons
The Walter Lantz Cartoons
The Ub Iwerks Cartoons
The Van Beuren Cartoons
The Columbia/Screen Gems Cartoons
The Warner Bros. Cartoons
The MGM Cartoons
The Paramount/Famous Studios Cartoons
The UPA Cartoons
Academy Award Nominees and Winners
Glossary of Animation Terms
Sources for Cartoons on Film and Video
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