Fred Quimby

Fred Quimby

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick C. "Fred" Quimby (July 31, 1886 - September 16, 1965) was an American cartoon producer, best known as a producer of Tom and Jerry cartoons, for which he won seven Academy Awards. He was the producer in charge of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio, which included Tex Avery and the team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, creators of Tom and Jerry. Quimby was born in Minneapolis, and started his career as a journalist. In 1907, he managed a film theater in Missoula, Montana. Later, he worked at Path, rising to become a member of the board of directors before leaving in 1921 to become an independent producer. He was hired by Fox in 1924, and then MGM in 1927 to head its short features department. In 1937 he was assigned to put together its animation department.:65show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134994642
  • 9786134994644