Before Mickey: The Animated Film, 1898-1928

Before Mickey: The Animated Film, 1898-1928


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262530583
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/18/1984
Pages: 437
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Donald Crafton is Associate Professor of the History of Art at Yale University and Curator of the Yale Film Collection.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Otto Messmer
Animation: Myth, Magic, and Industry
1. The Secret of the Haunted Hotel
2. From Comic Strip and Blackboard to Screen
3. The First Animator: Emile Cohl
4. "Watch Me Move!" The Films of Winsor McCay
5. The Henry Ford of Animation: John Randolph Bray
6. The Animation "Shops"
7. Commercial Animation in Europe
8. Automated Art
9. Felix; or, Feline Felicity
Afterword, Errata, and Update
Selected Bibliography

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