Tag Archives: Walter Lantz

Wild and Woody
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
April 15, 2017 posted by Tom Klein

Wild and Woody

Long before ‘infinity and beyond’, there was an original Sheriff Woody and a rival named Buzz.

The Ray Abrams Archives – Part 1
Animation History
March 27, 2017 posted by Jerry Beck

The Ray Abrams Archives – Part 1

The son of Lantz animator Ray Abrams has a whole cache of material that his dad saved – staff photos, gag drawings, personal sketches – and he’s graciously sharing them with us.

Signed by Walt? Drawn to a D
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
March 4, 2017 posted by Tom Klein

Signed by Walt? Drawn to a D

When Pinto Colvig switched from Lantz to Disney, his looping signature may have played a small role in leading to something iconic and happily everlasting.

The Mouse Strikes Back
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
February 18, 2017 posted by Tom Klein

The Mouse Strikes Back

Ben Clopton was a rugged cowpoke from Montana before he came to Hollywood. After he among others left Walt Disney to sign with Winkler Studios, it was The Mouse that got the last laugh.