Tag Archives: Walter Lantz

Woody Woodpecker & the Avant-Garde
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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
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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.

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

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.