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Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist is an autobiography by renown animator Chuck Jones. Publishing in 1989, it details his work on animated cartoons for Warner Bros. and includes material such as the nine rules that all Road Runner cartoons had to follow and the people Chuck worked with during his career. The same section with the nine rules includes small drawings along the edge of the right-hand pages so that was the pages are turned or riffled, an animation is seen of Wile E. Coyote falling, getting up and walking away.

The paperback edition includes a preface from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening. Both the hardcover and paperback version include a foreword by director Steven Spielberg.

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Winner of three Academy Awards and numerous other prizes for his animated films, Chuck Jones is the director of scores of famous Warner Bros. cartoons and the creator of such memorable characters as the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew, and Marvin Martian. In this widely acclaimed memoir, Chuck Jones evokes the golden years of life at "Termite Terrace," the Warner Bros. studio in which he and his now-famous fellow animators—such as Tex Avery and Friz Freleng—conceived the cartoons that have continued to delight generations of fans worldwide for over fifty years.

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