The Rarest Greatness of Chuck Jones: Unseen Awesome Animation
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In conjunction with the Tempe Center for the Arts and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity who present the exhibit âChuck Amuck: A Legacy of Laughterâ from Feb 26 to June 18
Dennis Nyback returns to MADCAP Theaters for one night only to present a 16mm tribute to the pioneering animation of Chuck Jones. In a career that spanned almost seventy years, Jones made over 250 films, won four Academy AwardsÂ, and was nominated for six others. Jones' razor-sharp eye for character movement, his legendary sense of timing, and his beguilingly irreverent wit have combined to create some of the classic cartoons of all time.
Nyback is pleased to present some of Jonesâ unseen animation curiosities in this 80 minute tribute, which plays at MADCAP Theaters on Saturday March 6th at 5pm, 7pm and 9m, tickets are $10. The exclusive program will feature Gateway to the Mind a trippy Bell Telephone educational special featuring animation by Jones, as well as the much parodied musical ensemble One Froggy Evening. Rounding out the program will be the trio of Snafu educational/instructional shorts produced between 1943 and 1945 during WW2; Coming Snafu, Spies and A Lesson on Camouflage.
Jones also created and directed some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed animated television specials in the history of the medium, including Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Horton Hears A Who, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Mowgli's Brothers, and The White Seal. On March 25, 1996, Jones' work was celebrated with a special Lifetime Achievement OscarÂ, presented to him at the Academy Awards by Robin Williams.
This event runs in conjunction with the show Chuck Amuck: A Legacy of Laughter that runs from Feb 26 to June 18 at the Tempe Center of the Arts in collaboration with Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport; more information on this Chuck Jones exhibit can be found at http://www.tempe.gov/tca/jones.htm
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