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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Yes, humor is always base on human behavior. It’s mostly a memoir. Frequently Asked Questions Q: The art of Warner Bros.

Amck frequently criticizes the Warner Bros. He gives 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.

That’s interesting, but just one would have been enough to make that point. It helps that Chuck Jones is a hero of mine, and I think this book cguck my idolisation of him. Jones tell marvelous stories of his childhood and his working career.

I learned how hard it was to make my silly drawings come to life, got crippled by self-doubt, and my dream crashed and burned. Not only does it provide great autobiographical stories and views on life and the world, but there are several hints at illustration and animation in here that I had no idea would be in an autobiography. He received his first job as a cel washer from former Disney animator, Ubbe Iwerks at Iwekrs Productions.


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Jam-packed amjck copious illustrations, Chuck Amuck delves into Jones’ early animation career and culminates in the many years he spent working in the animation department at Warner Brothers, helping to create dozens of amuc and writing and directing amuuck of classic cartoon characters — like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety and Sylvester, the Road Runner and Wile E. Search for ” Chuck Amuck: Amuc think i can do a word-for-word reproductio Part autobiography, part history, part lessons in animation and characterization, part tribute to the people he worked with and created, this is a delightful excursion into the life of someone who has made me laugh as long as I can remember.

As a bonus, the book sprinkles sketches and storyboards of the Looney Tunes animations throughout. What I liked about these cartoons was of course the humor and the characterization, but also specifically the fact that a lot of the amuc was so absurd, and the backgrounds so weird and avant garde.

Chuvk development and history of the Looney Tunes are also a fascinating topic to read. Reading this book, my love for what Chuck Jones did was fully revived. Chuck Jones’s self-deprecatory tone adds to the delight of this memoir.

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If you’re even just a fan of the Looney Tunes cartoons, this is essential reading that will deepen your respect of not only Jones, but the craft itself. Lists with This Book.

There is no way I could not like this book. Unfortunately, there seems to have been a rift between Jones and Clampett that made Jones viciously attack and marginalize him throughout their post 60’s lifetimes.


Chuck Amuck: The Life and Time of an Animated Cartoonist

Yes No Report this. Articles lacking sources from September All articles lacking sources All stub articles. Cuuck only was he brilliantly funny as an animator, some of his life stories he relates here are hilarious. But Daffy was his favorite.

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Beautifully wirtten and illustrated obviouslyif you can find a copy, read it. Chuck talks about the very intense process of cartoon amucj, the team that was in place at WB along with some fairly harsh assessments of “management” and how iconic characters like Bugs Bunny, Wile E.

Attached to many of my favorites was the title “Directed by Chuck Jones. Anyone familiar with the history of animation and the Warner Bros. May 23, PJC rated it it was amazing.

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I went to college to follow the dream that he partially inspired. Studio stand out as favourites, but really there are no low points. Mar 06, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is loose-jointed, and certainly no autobiography. Because there was a lot of interesting stuff in Chuck Jones’ head.

Retrieved from ” https: Witty, thoughtful and written with a clear love of his colleagues and his art, Jones reveals the philosophy behind his work without ever sounding preachy.