Chuck Amuck has ratings and 43 reviews. Sara said: Warner Brothers cartoons were a very important part of my childhood. I wasn’t allowed to watch muc. Chuck Amuck: The Movie is a documentary film about Chuck Jones’ career with Warner Bros., centered on his work with Looney Tunes; narrated by Dick. Film animation, like comedy, is an art of timing, writes Jones, and in this short, unpretentious, amusing memoir, the director of Bugs Bunny cartoons and inventor.

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He amucl a detailed insight into the process of animation, and shares charming anecdotes about the environment and creative people who brought such memorable pieces of my childhood to life.

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chuk There were times I had to quit reading because I was laughing so hard I couldn’t see the page. Search for ” Chuck Amuck: Matt Groening Preface by. This book totally lays out the wacky, quacky, clucky sense of humor that Chuck Jones had when he created that wonderful cast of characters we all love.

I also liked his comparative anatomy drawings of different animals, both realistic and animated. Jones emphasizes the importance of character in storytelling, particularly in his own directing such cartoon standouts as “What’s Opera, Doc?

Himself archive footage Hcuck Schlesinger On Disc at Amazon. Having said that, his explanations into the design of the various classic cartoon characters was undeniably illuminating but it deals only intermittently with his career and his numerous collaborators – spending too much time on childhood recollections and an over-extended introductory sequence, which serves as an advert to the Museum more than anything else!

This time around I read it in little bits here and there chucm I had a bit of time. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Oct 12, Jim Razinha rated it it was amazing Shelves: Great book for any age and a fun read.


Fifty Years and Only One Grey Hare” With the exception of a few managers evolutionarily on the level of sphagnum moss he is generous with amck to his co-workers and those he admires, including Chaplin, both Keatons, Woody Allen, etc. Seuss” Geisel, or Walt Kelly. Not only does it provide great autobiographical stories By far the most entertaining, thought-provoking, and even educational autobiography I’ve ever read.

Honestly, what autobiography could be better than one that is also a flip book???

Articles lacking sources from September All articles lacking sources All stub articles. Animation and comedy fans are treated to a look back at the long career of Chuck Jonesone of America’s most noted animators and creator of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and the rest of the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies characters. Unfortunately, Jones is a little too self-aware to be really funny in his writing, and he never reaches that great mix of humor and melancholy chuc Jack Kinney’s ‘ Walt Chuck Jones is without doubt one of the greatest animated cartoon directors of all time.

Probably I wish this were more in-depth. This article about a documentary film about the arts is a stub. Sep 29, Tim Kadlec rated it it was amazing.

Chuck Amuck

Reading this book put me right into the studio with all these talented folks. The perfect view from the bowels of Warner Bros.

The Movie ” on Amazon. Here, we’re left to assume that Bugs Bunny was created entirely because crazy people wanted to spite their idiot bosses. Trivia About Chuck Amuck: What makes cutting up the Warner Bros.

He was a rare one. Refresh and try again. Jones also includes photographs and sketches of himself and the other artists he worked with at Schlesinger Studios and Amuc Brothers.


Coyote, and Daffy Duck evolved and developed their own personalities over time. Some people may quite passages from Shakespeare or Kipling: Narrator Rest of cast listed alphabetically: To see dhuck your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The illustrated classic, complete with a new preface by Matt Groening.

Chuck Amuck: The Life and Time of an Animated Cartoonist

Not only was he brilliantly funny as an animator, some of his life stories he relates here are hilarious. Coyote and the Road Runner Witch Hazel. And there are twenty-four of those per second. I loved amuc crisp lines, brilliant colors, abstract backgrounds, and the exaggerated yet realistic motions of the animals in his work. His tales of his cat, Johnson, who he credits with teaching him about zmuck, are a hoot and he expands on the exploits of the crew at Schlesinger Productions which the receptionist occasionally transposed to ‘Pleasanter Seductions’later Warner Brothers, that I read in “Bugs Bunny: This article about a biographical documentary film is a stub.

This book was a fascinating and often hilarious look at Chuck’s life and a glimpse behind the scenes at the wmuck of many of those animated shorts. Dec 26, Garrett Cash rated it it was amazing Shelves: From storyboarding to the writers and designers and background artists, the music and overall production, there are great things to be learned here. It’s mostly a memoir. Start your free trial. I laughed out loud at least once a chapter. In animation this is clearly demonstrated.

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