Category Archives: WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE

LaVerne Harding: Drawing with Resolve
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
July 9, 2016 posted by

LaVerne Harding: Drawing with Resolve

Harding was part of a collective effort by the Universal animators that resulted in Walter Lantz taking his studio fully independent, just one of the many understated accomplishments of this remarkable woman.

The Birth of a Toothpick, 1939
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April 30, 2016 posted by

The Birth of a Toothpick, 1939

Burt Gillett made a lost classic that very few are aware of, being the oddball entry within a short-lived animated series, but here’s betting you enjoy watching his delusional hero voiced by Mel Blanc.

Bugs Hardaway of Battery D
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March 19, 2016 posted by

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.”