Tag Archives: Walter Lantz

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)
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March 9, 2016 posted by Devon Baxter

Walter Lantz’ “Fish Fry” (1944)

Here’s an Oscar-nominated Walter Lantz cartoon with Andy Panda! Director Shamus Culhane particularly detested the good-natured panda, claiming his cartoons to be “too goddamn sweet and cuddly.”

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.

Saturday Book Reviews
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February 13, 2016 posted by Jerry Beck

Saturday Book Reviews

Another round-up new books of interest for dedicated cartoon historians, die-hard cartoon watchers – and just about anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis.

Animation Anecdotes #243
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
January 1, 2016 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #243

Happy New Year! We start the year with anecdotes on The Reluctant Dragon and Baby Weems, Rankin-Bass and Thundercats, Private Snafu, Yellow Submarine and Walter Lantz’ Jitterbugs.