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  • A History of The Musical Vaudeville

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    "This is a history of vaudeville in 4 parts. The author   ~ describes the beginnings of vaudeville, the attempt to make vaudeville acts more appropriate for young and female audience, and the day to day operation of vaudeville theatres  ~ defines t..."

    Animation Artist

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    "Animation Artist provides articles and features on the topic of animation for animators. The predominant focus is on computer animation."

    Animation Resources

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    "Podcasts, articles and images instructing on the art of animation."

    Animation World Network

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    "Columns, interviews and blogs concerning animation. Emphasis on industry"

    asifa: International Animated Film Society

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    "Website with news and other posts concerning the world of animation."

    bro’Town website

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    "Website for bro'Town, which, as the website informs, is "New Zealand's first primetime animated show." It airs on cartoon central. Video clips introducing the site to the uninitiated can be found by following the link."

    Cartoon Brew

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    "Cartoon Brew is an extensive and frequently updated animation website that provides articles on all facets of animation."

    harvey @ deneroff.com

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    Author: Harvey Deneroff

    "Articles and blogs on animation and film."

    History of Animation 1931-1940 (with links to other decades)

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    "A history of animation, demarcated yearly, contextualized via a short synopsis of then contemporary world news. Information categories include, deaths, births, animation news, notable cartoons, animation features and comics."

    Information Aesthetics

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    "Creative, visually compelling and often colorful maps, images, graphs and the like representing data."

    Inkwell Images

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    "Website where you can buy various rare old cartoons or old comedies on DVD or VHS. They also sell animation instruction books and are a video/film production company."

    Jazz:: Animated

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    "A website which addresses Jazz in animation. Articles range from tackling how bebop and jazz affected studios such as UPA to the musician Harvey R. Cohen's importance via Batman: The Animated Series."

    Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Research

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    Author: Jerry Beck

    "Jerry Beck, many time author of books on animation, blogs, creates lists and writes articles on animation."

    Jim Hill Media (A Special “Where’s Wall-E” edition of Why For)

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    "Website on animation featuring articles, Podcasts and more. The article that will open with this link describes instances of intertextuality in Pixar films."

    John K Stuff: When Cartoons Evolved 3

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    "Blog which argues that although in the past cartoons underwent a constant process of stylistic change, in the present they no longer do. It uses Bugs Bunny and South Park to exemplify its argument."

    Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

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    "Links to the University of Toronto libraries online resources for the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. Student, faculty or guest access required."

    Looney Tunes.com

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    "The entire web site is devoted to Looney Tunes. There is a possibility to watch various episodes of this animation online, play an online games with the favorite characters from Looney Tunes, be a part of a forum and chat both devoted to Looney Tunes. "

    Mark Steven Greenfield

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    "The website for an artist whose works tackle the phenomena of blackface and minstrels."

    Martin Arnold Films

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    "Martin Arnold's films use segments of old American cartoons, from which he has obscured and deleted features in order to focus viewer attention on the sound, repetition and movement of specific and recurring forms.His work has been shown at 168 inter..."

    Mayerson on Animation: Jones Against the Tide

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    "Blogspot for Mayerson on Animation. Linked article from 1964, which is written by Chuck Jones where he describes then new facets of animation."

    Michael Sporn Animation Inc.

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    "Website provides filmography for Michael Sporn Animation Inc.; as well as press, bios, awards and clips."

    Silent Animated Films at the Library of Congress

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    "Information on the more than 250 silent cartoons from before 1929 within the collection of the Library of Congress."

    The Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839)

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    "Website for members of the animation guild. Information ranges from benefit information, a link to pay dues to employment opportunities and wage information."

    The Animation World in the Library of Congress

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    "Issue describes animation available at the Library of Congress, and explains how it came to be there."

    The Big Cartoon Database

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    "This database contains information on over one hundred thousand works of animation. A typical entry may contain a full cast/crew list, the works country of origin, whether or not it is black and white or color, a list of the famous characters involve..."

    The Center for Cartoon Studies

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    "Here you can find information on faculty, admissions, programs, Schultz library, CSS studio and more. The Center for Cartoon Studies is located in Vermont."

    The Classic Felix the Cat Page

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    Author: David Gerstein

    "A resource chronicling Pat Sullivan's Felix the Cat through its golden age."

    The Comics Journal

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    "Blogs and columns about comics. The linked article traces the choice behind creating racist comics."

    The Jazz Museum In Harlem

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    "The Website for the Jazz Museum in Harlem. Includes current news, a photo gallery, a video archive and more."

    The Juba Project: Early Blackface Minstrelsy in Britain 1842-1852

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    "Website chronicles the infusion of blackface minstrelsy to Britain from America in 1942, and the genesis of the movement until 1952."

    The National Film Board of Canada

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    "The National Film Board of Canada was established in 1939, and has remained a leading support and collaborative base for Canadian directors, filmmakers and animators, many of whom have won numerous awards for their work. The board's official site fea..."

    The Principles of Animation

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    "A brief electronic guidebook for drawing animation."

    The UCLA Animation Workshop

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    "A Website that is largely concerned with past and current students of the animation workshop. Of pivotal importance is clicking on the history of animation tab where you will be transferred to a "rather incomplete but still fascinating history of ani..."

    The World’s Blackface Database

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    "This resource has a master list of instances of blackface in popular culture."

    UCLA Preserved Silent Animation

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    "Watch 11 preserved animation cartoons or peruse the historical overview of animation on this site."

    Vintage Sleaze

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    Author: Jim Linderman

    "A history of "smut" in America by Jim Linderman. It boasts over three million hits, and over a thousand articles."

    Visual Complexity

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    "Complex networks or other holes demarcated by the sum of their parts through visualization in order to show what can be lost through compartmentalization."