Television cartoon shows: an illustrated encyclopedia, 1949 through 2003

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McFarland & Co., Jul 30, 2005 - 1038 pages
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This comprehensive reference to TV cartoon shows covers some 75 years. In the decade or so since the first edition, the industry has grown and expanded to previously unimagined heights, thanks in great part to the upsurge of cable TV services catering to animation fans. In the ten-year period from 1993 through 2003, nearly 450 new cartoon series have premiered in the U.S.Alphabetically arranged by title, the book discusses each cartoon show in detail, providing full production credits and offering commentary on such elements as development, characters, style, and the show's significance in the overall scheme of television animation.The encyclopedia is published as a set of two volumes. Volume 1 includes the preface, introduction, and entries from A through L. Volume 2 includes entries from M through Z, the bibliography, and index. Replacement volumes can be obtained individually under ISBN 0786422556 (for Volume 1, $45) and ISBN 0786422564 (for Volume 2, $45).

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Students of animation as well as baby boomers who grew up with television will particularly appreciate this admirable reference. Erickson, the author of several previous books on various aspects of ... Read full review

Contents

Volume 1
1
A Note on the Encyclopedia Entries
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AL
53
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Hal Erickson is an editor for AMG All-Movie Guide, an on-line film and video database and a frequent contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica. He is also the author of Syndicated Television: The First Forty Years, 19471987 (2001), From Beautiful Downtown Burbank (2000), and Sid and Marty Krofft (1998). He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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