---Provides the only in-depth study of one of the unsung masters of animation, Maurice Noble
---Offers an insider's account of the creation of Chuck Jones's masterpieces such as What's Opera, Doc? and How the Grinch Stole Christmas
---Explores Noble's extraordinary personal journey as a pioneer in the history of this fascinating art form
---Presents a wealth of previously unrevealed detail and facts, and provides great insight into the artist's unique philosophy regarding the creation of much-loved animated cartoons during the Golden Age of Animation
---Includes approximately 20 black-and-white pictures
Anyone with an interest in animation history and technique is well served by this book.
When I had the opportunity to read in greater detail some unknown "gems" of information, it made my heart race back to the times I first enjoyed the medium.
Maurice is a fascinating character and Robert Mckinnon's book is well researched and full of interesting anecdotes from interviews with the artist.
Don't waste your money. A much better one is coming out by Tod Polson. Wait for that one. It will be worth it.Published on August 12, 2012 by OMG!
I've been a big fan of the cartoon genre for as long as I can remember. When I had the opportunity to read in greater detail some unknown "gems" of information, it made my heart... Read morePublished on July 31, 2009 by Mr. John C. Fallon
When I found out that my CALARTS buddy Craig McCraken wrote the forward to it I got excited but the "look inside this book" preview kind of threw up a red flag for me because it... Read morePublished on February 15, 2009 by Timothy D. Myers
This is the first concise review of one of the great stylists of the Golden Age of Hollywood cartoons. You may not have known Maurice personally, but you enjoyed his work. Read morePublished on June 26, 2008 by Thomas R. Sito
Anyone with an interest in animation history and technique is well served by this book. A wonderful tribute to a great artist and an insight into the historical technique and... Read morePublished on April 28, 2008 by Alex Greychuck