That's Enough, Folks

That's Enough, Folks

Black Images in Animated Cartoons, 1900-1960

Book - 1998
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Book News
With looks at characters such as Mammy Two-Shoes, Buzzy the Crow, Uncle Tom and Topsy, and Jasper, the author explores the historical use of black stereotypes in animation. The information is formatted in separate treatments of each cartoon or series with extensive plot notes and excerpted dialogue to show the many stereotypes used by animators to propel their humor. The book also includes a number of black and white cels and drawings as well as a brief historical overview of black portrayals in cartoons. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Rowman and Littllefield
The first and only book to detail the history of Black images in animated cartoons. That's Enough Folks includes many rare, previously unpublished illustrations and original animation stills and an appendix listing cartoon titles with black characters along with brief descriptions of gags in these cartoons.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
ISBN: 9780810832503
Characteristics: viii, 249 p : ill. ; 29 cm


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