Tag Archives: Walter Lantz

Animation Anecdotes #281
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
September 23, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #281

“Columbia did not like the cartoon at all,” said Bill Scott of UPA’s Rooty Toot Toot. “They really would have liked for us to go back to just doing more Fox and Crow”.

Did Walter Lantz Meet the Giant?
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
August 6, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Did Walter Lantz Meet the Giant?

Walter Lantz held a cartoon script by Captain George Auger, a famous vaudeville and circus star known as The Cardiff Giant, who died just as he was breaking into the movies.

Woody Woodpecker & the Avant-Garde
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
July 23, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Woody Woodpecker & the Avant-Garde

Almost seventy years after it closed, an exhibit will open soon to celebrate the influence of a long-ago art gallery that had a big influence on cinema – and especially Woody cartoons.

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

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.