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Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A simple biography of the animator and famous entrepreneur, from his early life and career to his rise to fame and the legacy of the Disney company after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIS

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn't play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BLA

Summary: A biography heavily illustrated with character art and photographs follows Disney from his humble beginnings in Missouri and his service in World War I to the creation of Mickey Mouse, Disneyland, and the Disney franchise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIS

Gilliam, Terry

Summary: A memoir from the screenwriter, animator, visionary film director, and founding member of Monty Python describes his life through recollections, anecdotes, and never-before-seen photographs and artwork.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperDesign 0000

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Vischer, Phil.

Contents: Muscatine and me -- Beginnings -- Making stuff -- "I want my MTV" --Off to school we go -- Work -- Life in the big city -- Technical mumbo jumbo -- Cue the vegetables -- Selling the veggies -- "Have we got a show for you" -- Baby steps -- Going up -- Life in the nuthouse -- Built to last -- The beginning of the end -- The middle of the end -- The end of the end -- Dreams, Part I -- Lessons --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Vischer

Jones, Chuck

Summary: Autobiography discussing the life and career of cartoonist Chuck Jones who created such characters as Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig and looks at his ideas towards cartoons, drawing, and animation direction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONES, CHUCK Jones

Stewart, Whitney

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Bambi and was the owner of Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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Summary: In this revealing portrait, you'll discover the man behind the myth as never before. Features all-new interviews with friends, family, collaborators and experts, plus never-before-seen home movies.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2001

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Harryhausen, Ray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Billboard Books 2004

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 778.534 HAR

Gabler, Neal.

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Summary: A portrait of the private life and public career of Walt Disney ranging from his deprived youth, contributions to the art of animation, visionary creation of the first synergistic entertainment empire and reclusive and lonely private world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DISNEY, WALT GAR

Summary: Reviews the career of legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen, best known for his work on the Sinbad films. Harryhausen shares reminicences from his career in film, and a host of contemporary filmmakers discuss his influence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RAY

O'Meara, Mallory

Summary: As a teenager, Mallory O’Meara was thrilled to discover that one of her favorite movies, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, featured a monster designed by a woman, Milicent Patrick. But for someone who should have been hailed as a pioneer in the genre there was little information available. For, as O’Meara soon discovered, Patrick’s contribution had been claimed by a jealous male colleague,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 PAT

Canemaker, John.

Summary: Biography of the animator and director who created Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck discussing his life, career at MGM, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera and explores his artistic creation and contribution to the field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Pub. 1996

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 791.43 CAN

Orr, Tamra.

Summary: Profiles the animator, filmmaker, and entertainer, detailing his early life, his beginnings in animated films, the creation of the Disney studios, and the opening of the Disneyland theme park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 DIS

Williams, Pat

Contents: It all started with a boy -- Anything is possible -- Imagination unlimited -- Animated leadership -- Betting the studio -- Triumph to tragedy -- The plus factor -- The man with stick-to-it-ivity -- A sponge for ideas -- The man who saw tomorrow -- Living for the next generation -- A man of singular focus -- The show must go on -- The real Walt Disney -- Walt lives!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DISNEY WIL

Plympton, Bill.

Summary: Presents the life of the independent cartoonist and animator, including his childhood influences, experiences as an Oscar nominee, and reaction to an offer to work for Disney.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe Pub. 2011

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 791.43 PLYMPTON, BILL PLY

Peet, Bill.

Summary: The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1989

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PEE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 PEE

Summary: Watch a film that tells the life and times of legendary film title designer Pablo Ferro. Using a blend of character, animation, motion design and documentary footage, the film tracks Pablo Ferro's rise as a poor Cuban immigrant to the heights of the Madison Avenue commercial industry and then to becoming one of the most celebrated designers in NYC.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAB

Fisher, Maxine P.

Summary: Follows the life and dreams of the Missouri boy who became a pioneer in the field of cartoon animation as well as bringing the world live-action films, wildlife documentaries, and amusement parks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1988

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB DISNEY FIS