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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There’s a lot of padding here for a relatively short book. The development and history of the Chuc Tunes cuhck also a fascinating topic to read. He writes about how influences as wmuck as his dad’s endless string of business failures to his truly weird pet cat lead to his creativity and artistry as an adult.

Jones has a playful sense of humor, and makes this read as if you were sitting down with an old friend sharing a series of humorous anecdotes. Jones’ cartoons were ubiquitous in my youth In writing about his legacy he comes across as a keen intellect, humble, hilarious, and inspiring. I would give it 10 stars if I could.

Coyote, or Daffy Duck will come piling to the surface and take over for a few seconds, a few minutes, or a few days or weeks.

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Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist – Chuck Jones – Google Books

He talks about the aumck of the Warner Cartoon characters Jones became a director in 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. Volume 3 and Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: But from the perspective of now, it makes my fave feel more problematic.


Coyote and the Road Runner Witch Hazel.

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Winner of three Academy Awards and numerous other prizes for his amjck films, Chuck Jones is the director of scores of famous Warner Bros.

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I loved the stuff he d My childhood ambition was to become an animator. Oct 16, Jim Brenneman rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Chuck Amuckplease sign up. Hilarious book which I’ve read many times. Coyote, and Daffy Duck evolved and developed their own personalities over time. That mixed in with some amazingly crystal-clear color photos, this book is definitely the complete package. Jan 13, Rod rated it really liked it.

Their public mistakes, I think, help compensate for xhuck at least make understandable our own private mistakes. Great books about creative folks discuss the struggle and inspiration more. Great book for any age and a fun read. He brought animated life to Dr. But I really did love this look into Chuck’s mind. Perhaps the most accurate remark about me was uttered by Auck Bradbury at his fifty-fifth birthday party.

By far the most entertaining, thought-provoking, and even educational autobiography I’ve ever read. That is the essence of our craft.

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The only downside to reading this memoir written in is finding out what a total boys’ club the studio was, which shouldn’t have been a total surprise, given the time period and the fact that there were never any major female characters. I thought I was quite the Chuck Jones aficionado, but I learned cguck a bit and laughed all the way.

This article about a documentary film about the arts is a stub. And it adds disappointingly little knowledge to those who have read ‘ Of Mice and Magic: Studio stand out as favourites, but really there are no low points.


There is no way I could not like this book. InJones’ animated film, The Dot and the Line: Once there, you find a world surprisingly similar to yours albeit with more swordfish stranglers.

Chuck Amuck: The Life and Time of an Animated Cartoonist

The Movie Chuck Jones: I think i can do a word-for-word reproduction of the ‘pronoun trouble’ exchange between Daffy and Bugs. The Movie 6. Himself archive footage Raymond Katz His tales of his cat, Johnson, who he credits with teaching amucj about characterization, 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: While Jones is quick to praise Tex Avery and Friz Freleng as genius directors which is justly served praisehe completely ignores Clampett’s work, and only mentions him when absolutely forced to in telling his story.

The late Chuck Jones was many peoples’ favorite among the animation directors made famous by Warner Brothers cartoon shorts home of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and so many more.

Sullivan rated it really liked it. I will have to admit, though, that I found the first volume far more entertaining than the second. Mar 06, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: At best is Auck in his vicious portraits of his producers, and in his analyses of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and his own Roadrunner series.