Category Archives: WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE

Bugs Hardaway of Battery D
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
March 19, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Bugs Hardaway of Battery D

When it came over the radio that FDR had died, the story team at Lantz Productions went quiet, and then the former artillery sergeant said, “Harry’s the President.”

World War Woodpecker, 1941
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
March 5, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

World War Woodpecker, 1941

For $21 a day, once a month, a soldier’s life was just the fit for these characters from Toyland, and Bugs Hardaway was the veteran of a real war who made up the gags.

Tex Avery Chills and Thrills, 1955
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
December 26, 2015 posted by Tom Klein

Tex Avery Chills and Thrills, 1955

There is even more to this Legend of Rockabye Point than at first meets the eye. Decades later, follow a runaway holiday balloon to learn a new secret about the man who gave us Chilly Willy.