Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Leonard Maltin
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Mintz's primary concern?

2. Who were many Warner Brothers animators told to copy?

3. Who is described as being "animation's forgotten man"?

4. Who was Van Beuren's most successful character?

5. In what year was "String Bean Jack" created?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the obstacles to early animation. What struggles did animators like McCay and Cohl overcome in creating animation?

Essay Topic 2

Describe McCay's career and inspiration. How did he become an animator and why did he choose to become one? What successes did he have? What were his downfalls? What contribution did McCay make to the animation industry as a whole?

Essay Topic 3

Describe at least two rivalries present in the animation industry. Why did these rivalries come about? How were they resolved? Was there a clear "winner"?

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