Princeton University Library Catalog

The art and inventions of Max Fleischer : American animation pioneer / Ray Pointer ; foreword by Jerry Beck.

Author:
Pointer, Ray [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Description:
vii, 303 pages, 8 color plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary note:
"The history of animated cartoons has been dominated by Walt Disney, giving the impression that he perfected the medium. In reality, it was the work of several pioneers. Max Fleischer was one of the most prominent. This book covers his life and work, with rare illustrations detailing the technical aspects of his craft"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (page 299) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- The formative years -- The birth of a career -- The Inkwell Studio -- Fleischer Studios, Inc -- The queen of the animated screen: Betty Boop -- Betty Boop on the couch: a character analysis -- The Fleischer factory -- The Popeye plant -- The spinach lid blows off -- Picking up the pieces -- Setting sail for Miami -- Stormy seas ahead -- The ship wreck -- The change of command -- Separate courses, new directions -- Recommissioned -- Raising the inkwell.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biographies.
  • Biography.
ISBN:
  • 9781476663678 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • 147666367X (softcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016050559
OCLC:
948547933
Other standard number:
  • 99972706718
RCP:
C - S