Lehman, Christopher P.

The Colored cartoon : Black representation in American animated short films, 1907-1954 / Christopher P. Lehman. - Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2007. - 137 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-131) and index.

Introduction: The Blackness of animation -- The silent era -- The arrival of sound -- Black characterizations -- Fred "Tex" Avery and "Trickster" animation -- Black representation and World War II political concerns -- African American representation and changing race relations -- United productions and the end of animated Black representation -- Conclusion: The legacy of animated African American expression.

9781558496132 (cloth : alk. paper) 1558496130 (cloth : alk. paper)

2007020200


Animated films--History and criticism.--United States
Blacks in motion pictures.

NC1766.U5 / L442 2007

791.43/652996073