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The Resource Funny pictures : animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood, edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil

Funny pictures : animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood, edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil

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Funny pictures : animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood
Title
Funny pictures
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animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood
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edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil
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Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays explores the link between comedy and animation in studio-era cartoons, from filmdom's earliest days through the twentieth century. Written by a who's who of animation authorities, Funny pictures offers a stimulating range of views on why animation became associated with comedy so early and so indelibly, and illustrates how animation and humor came together at a pivotal stage in the development of the motion picture industry. To examine some of the central assumptions about comedy and cartoons and to explore the key factors that promoted their fusion, the book analyzes ..
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
Funny pictures : animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood, edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil
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Funny pictures : animation and comedy in studio-era Hollywood, edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pp6jj
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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mixed
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Contents
Introduction: what makes these pictures so funny? / Charlie Keil and Daniel Goldmark -- The (filmic) roots of early animation. The Chaplin effect: ghosts in the machine and animated gags / Paul Wells -- Polyphony and heterogeneity in early Fleischer films: comic strips, vaudeville, and the New York style / Mark Langer -- The heir apparent / J.B. Kaufman -- Systems and effects: making cartoons funny. Infectious laughter: cartoons' cure for the Depression / Don Crafton -- "We're happy when we're sad": comedy, gags, and 1930s cartoon narration / Richard Neupert -- Laughter by numbers: the science of comedy at the Walt Disney Studio / Susan Ohmer -- Retheorizing animated comedy. "Who dat say who dat?" racial masquerade, humor, and the rise of American animation / Nicholas Sammond -- "I like to sock myself in the face": reconsidering "vulgar modernism" / Henry Jenkins -- Auralis sexualis: how cartoons conduct Paraphilia / Philip Brophy -- Comic inspiration: animation auteurs. The art of diddling: slapstick, science, and antimodernism in the films of Charley Bowers / Rob King -- Tex Avery's prison house of animation, or humor and boredom in studio cartoons / Scott Curtis -- Tish-Tash in cartoonland / Ethan de Seife -- Beyond the studio era: building on tradition. Sounds funny/funny sounds: theorizing cartoon music / Daniel Goldmark -- The revival of the studio-era cartoon in the 1990s / Linda Simensky
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