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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Chuck Jones tells a story with the same sense of whimsy that is in his cartoons. His writing style is straight to the point and always honest, and as he describes his childhood, his love for Mark Twain, and the atmosphere at “Termite Terrace,” it’s clear to see where his inspiration came from.

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Chuck Amuck: The Life and Time of an Animated Cartoonist

We can be even more precise. Doubtfireanimation supervisor Four Roomsanimation sequences. I also liked his cuck anatomy drawings of different animals, both realistic and animated. Jul 24, Jaime Contreras rated it it was ok. Apr 19, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Chuck Amuckplease sign up.


Largely it’s an almost stream of consciousness look at Chuck Jones.

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He efficiently describes how a cartoon is put together, very interesting to read. Daffy Duck for President He ended amucck book with a perfect anecdote: Search for ” Chuck Amuck: Quotes from Chuck Amuck: He goes into just enough technical detail so that the reader understands without being overwhelmed. The art of Warner Bros.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. If you’re even just a fan of the Looney Tunes cartoons, this is essential reading that will deepen your respect of not only Jones, but the craft itself. I especially liked the descriptions Chuck gave of chcuk cat, Johnson in the first chapter.

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While this feud is sad and really amuc, matter of pride on Jones’s part, one should still enjoy Jones’s work in both cartoons and his writings anyway, since he really was one of the great masters of the form. Chuck Jones’s self-deprecatory tone adds to the delight of this memoir.


Unlike other television from his childhood era like Honeymooners or Andy Griffith Show or cowboy serialsthese cartoons rarely felt outdated with the exception of some troubling chjck and gender stereotypes and tropes. Witty, thoughtful and written with a clear love of his colleagues and his art, Jones cbuck the philosophy behind his work without ever sounding preachy. But from the perspective of now, it makes my fave feel more problematic. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

I particularly enjoyed him talking about character development and about how everything comes from character. I would give it 10 stars if I could. Use the HTML below.

Chuck Amuck

And he adds the text scripts for a handful of cartoon, which really do not read well. Clampett never said a bad word about Jones despite this. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.