Funny Pictures

Funny Pictures

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This collection of essays explores the link between comedy and animation in studio-era cartoons, from filmdoma€™s earliest days through the twentieth century. Written by a whoa€™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 many of the key filmic texts from the studio years that exemplify animated comedy. Funny Pictures also looks ahead to show how this vital American entertainment tradition still thrives today in works ranging from The Simpsons to the output of Pixar.The showcase scenes in Cinderfella, however, represent a trend in Tashlina#39;s later films toward the diminished ... To this end, Brett Page, in his 1915 manual on how to write for vaudeville, stressed that a€œcompressiona€ (i.e., brevity) is as valuableanbsp;...


Title:Funny Pictures
Author: Daniel Ira Goldmark, Charles Keil
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2011-07-21
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