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Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons (SIGNED 1ST EDITION)

Maltin, Leonard

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ISBN 10: 0070398356 / ISBN 13: 9780070398351
Published by Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A.: McGraw-Hill, 1980
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine copy of the 1st edition, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.The d/j has a small black mark at the head of the spine, o/w very good plus in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # B 1002 BB

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Title: Of Mice and Magic: A History of American ...

Publisher: Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A.: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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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 sutdios. 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, Malitn has put together a glorious celebration of a universally loved segment of Americana.

Includes the most extensive filmography on cartoons ever compiled, and sources for video rental.

About the Author:

Leonard Maltin is an American film critic and historian. His many books include Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated CartoonsLeonard Maltin's 151 Best Movies You've Never See, and Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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