Michael Maltese (February 6, 1908 – February 22, 1981) was an American story man for classic animated cartoon shorts. He is best known for working in the 1950s on a series of Merrie Melodies cartoons with director Chuck Jones, notably "What's Opera, Doc?" which is widely regarded by industry professionals as the best animated short of all time.
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Michael Maltese (1908-1981) Michael Maltese. Writer. Actor. Animation Department. IMDbPro Starmeter See rank. During the heyday of cartoon slapstick in Hollywood, one basic tenet held precedence: namely, that an inseparable connection existed between perennial antagonists like Tom and Jerry, Sylvester and Tweetie, Wile E. Coyote and the Road ...
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- February 6, 1908
- Michael Maltese
- February 22, 1981
The son of Italian immigrant parents, Maltese learned his craft at the National Academy of Design in New York and began his career in animation in 1935, working on Betty Boop cartoons for Max Fleischer as an opaquer (colouring animation cels) and assistant animator.
- February 6, 1908 in New York, USA
Oct 14, 2020 · Michael A. Maltese, 31, was convicted of strangling his parents to death and burying their bodies in a shallow grave with the assistance of his girlfriend. Nicole Taylor agreed to testify...
Michael R. Maltese (6 February 1908 - 22 February 1981) was a long-time storyboard artist and screenwriter for classic animated cartoon shorts. In 1941, Maltese was hired by Leon Schlesinger Productions, which three years later became Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc. Maltese appeared on camera in a...
Aug 17, 2015 · The 26-year-old was convicted of passion provocation manslaughter in the death of his father, Michael J. Maltese, and murder in the killing of his mother, Kathleen Maltese. He was sentenced...
Michael Maltese was an American story man for classic animated cartoon shorts. He is best known for working in the 1950s on a series of Merrie Melodies cartoons with director Chuck Jones, notably "What's Opera, Doc?" which is widely regarded by industry professionals as the best animated short of all time.
Michael Maltese. Birth. 6 Feb 1908. New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA. Death. 22 Feb 1981 (aged 73) Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA. Burial. San Fernando Mission Cemetery.
Jan 25, 2017 · Like Warren Foster, Michael Maltese was born and raised in New York City. Unlike Foster, he was involved in the arts early on in his career. The 1930 NYC Census lists his occupation, at age 22, as an artist, specifically in painting. Maltese first started in the animation industry at Max Fleischer’s studio, as a cel painter, on July 1935.
6.19 cubic ft. (14 boxes; 7 document boxes, 2 F21, 1 F22, 1 F17, 1 PRB, 1 SHO and 1 SHL box) Collection Number. 07794. Summary. The collection contains materials relating to Michael Maltese’s personal and professional life, with the majority of it related to his work as story editor for cartoons. Repository. American Heritage Center ...
Michael Maltese is the writer of Chilly Willy's Academy Award-nominated theatrical short The Legend of Rockabye Point, directed by fellow Warner alumnus Tex Avery.
Oct 19, 2011 · Michael Maltese died in 1981 after a long illness. The Michael Maltese papers are comprised of materials relating to his professional and personal life. The majority of the collection, however, is related to his work as a story man for cartoons.
Oct 14, 2020 · A state appellate court ruled Tuesday that Michael Maltese will receive a new trial because Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Joseph Rea's instructions to the jury "undermined" Maltese's...