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Mickey Mouse Betty Boop Donald Bugs Bunny Felix the Cat and other beloved cartoon characters Bugs Bunny Felix the and other beloved cartoon characters entertained media audiences for almost a century outliving the human stars who were once their contemporaries in studio era Hollywood In Animated Personalities David McGowan asserts that iconic American theatrical short cartoon characters should be egitimately regarded as stars eual to their ive action counterparts not only because they have enjoyed Long Careers But Also Because careers but also because star personas have been. ,
Scandal Challenging the notion that studios needed actors with physical bodies and real off screen ives to create stars McGowan demonstrates that media texts have successfully articulated an off screen existence for animated characters Following cartoon stars from silent movies to contemporary film and television this groundbreaking book broadens the scope of star studies to include stars from silent movies to contemporary film and television this groundbreaking book broadens the scope of star studies to include concluding with provocative uestions about the nature of stardom to include concluding with provocative uestions about the nature of stardom in age of digitally enhanced filmmaking technologi. ,