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Warner Bros. Presents The ACME Catalog: Quality is Our #1 Dream

Charles Carney

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ISBN 10: 081185115X / ISBN 13: 9780811851152
Published by Chronicle Books, 2006
Condition: As New Soft cover
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As new, small rem. mark bottom edge near spine. 94 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. Very scarce. A hilarious look at the the Warner Bros.cartoon "manufacturer" and sole purveyor of products used by Looney Tunes characters. Most famously used by Wile E. Coyote in his never ending pursuit of The Roadrunner, Acme was the "maker" of such classic site gag prodcuts as the oversized anvil, iron bird seed, TNT plunger, rocket sled, home launching pad, boomerang and so many more. Each "product" is fully illustrated and advertsied in catalo format. Bookseller Inventory # E18340B

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Title: Warner Bros. Presents The ACME Catalog: ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:As New

Edition: First edition.

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Iron birdseed, anvils, fake holes, and more for years The ACME Company has been the sole purveyor of the fine products used by Looney Tunes characters. Chronicle Books is proud to present an exclusive catalog featuring ACME's must-have, best-selling line of items, each guaranteed to promote a happy* life provided that they are used properly.** Including ACME classics and entirely new and untested items, the ACME Catalog showcases 100 products untarnished by government regulations. There's something here for everyone. An extruder that doubles as a pasta maker for Grandma. A roof-mounted catapult for Dad. And what about a little jet-powered pogo stick for yourself? Each item is matched with a thorough product description, the price, and the shipping cost. As always, the ACME Company brings corporate identity sans responsabilit to everything sold with its label. Please note that the ACME Company has no retail outlets or web site. In other words, this catalog is the only way for consumers to access this highly sought-after ACME line.

*"Happy" being relative to the level of one's acceptance of fate.
**Liability is limited to the competence of the user.

LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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ACME products and services are synonymous with Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons. ACME was first mentioned in the cartoon "Buddy's Bug Hunt" in the 1930s. Almost every director from the Golden Age of Warner Bros. cartoons has employed an ACME prod

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