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Unformatted text preview: -competing studios (fox Felix the Cat:-Original character created for film-Pat Sullivan and otto Mesmer-Simplified backgrounds -“Personality Animation”-Impossible Gags-Self Referential “Artist Content”-Merchandising (new business model) Max and Dave Fleischer-Cartoonists and technical illustrators-Started with Bray- Form own studio, 1921-“Out of the Inkwell” West Coast (Disney):-Illustration, not caricature-Emphasis on plot and character-“Realism” in mode of Hollywood features 1928 “Steamboat Willie” 1933 “three little pigs” Fleischer Sound-Paramount contract-“Betty Boop” (1930--)-“Popeye” (1933--)-Human Characters-Urban music and situations Fleischer Strike, 1937-Studio to Miami, 1938-Feature Films: competition for Disney-Gulliver’s travels (1939)-Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)-“Superman” series (1941- )...
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- Spring '11
- Film Studies, Mickey Mouse, Betty Boop, Paramount Pictures, Max Fleischer, Paramount studios, Felix the Cat