By Ray Pointer
by way of the Thirties, Fleischer and Disney have been the best manufacturers of lively motion pictures yet took contrary ways. the place Disney mirrored a Midwestern sentimentality, Fleischer awarded a cosmopolitan city angle with parts of German Expressionism and natural development. not like Disney’s naturalistic animation, Fleischer’s violated actual legislation, assisting his maxim: “If it may be performed in genuine lifestyles, it isn’t animation.” accordingly, Fleischer’s cartoons have been tough instead of sophisticated, advertisement instead of consciously artistic—yet attained a particular artistry via Fleischer’s concepts. This booklet covers his lifestyles and paintings and the heritage of the studio that bore his identify, with formerly unpublished paintings and photographs.
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