On a monthly basis, I will examine each of the notorious Warner Bros. cartoons now collectively known as the “Censored 11”.
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Paramount Pictures closed its cartoon studio in December 1967. The studio’s last cartoons were distributed well into 1968, and most of them came and went without any notice in newspapers.
Watching a “Woody Woodpecker” cartoon from the early 1970s is a bittersweet experience. My column for this month is about how the press covered the last years of theatrical cartoon shorts.
“White flight” from desegregated theaters caused the demise of many theatrical cartoon programs in the South. As cartoon shows disappeared, the closings of cartoon studios accelerated in the late 1960s