Anvils, Mallets & Dynamite is the definitive story of Looney Tunes. It is well-researched from a multitude of sources. Plus, it is just a fascinating read!
The book starts at the beginning of animation in Hollywood with a brief mention of Disney and other animation studios’ styles before jumping in with Warner Bros’ history. It describes many of the directors’ methodologies in detail. Even many of the iconic cartoons receive a deep drive into their creation.
Anvils, Mallets & Dynamite is the perfect gift for the cartoon fan in your life! They are sure to learn many things by reading this engrossing book. 5 stars!
Thanks to Sutherland House and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for my honest review.