Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

Animating the Space Race
Christopher P. Lehman
July 1, 2017 posted by Christopher P. Lehman

Animating the Space Race

This month my focus is on theatrical cartoons that made reference to the competition between the US and the Soviet Union to land on the Moon first.

The Lantz Legacy
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
April 29, 2017 posted by Tom Klein

The Lantz Legacy

Psst, a secret. After fifty columns looking at so many facets and anecdotes of Walter’s life, here is how his legacy resonates today.

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.

Animation Anecdotes #303
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
March 3, 2017 posted by Jim Korkis

Animation Anecdotes #303

Animator Dave Spafford created three versions of Woody Woodpecker – one for each nominee – to announce the winner of the 1991 Academy Award for Best Cartoon Short.

Weird “Woody Woodpecker” Records
ANIMATION SPIN
January 31, 2017 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Weird “Woody Woodpecker” Records

Take a look at two “studio cast” LP’s from the late 1950’s featuring Walter Lantz Car-Tune songs that filled out their track lists with previously released recordings.

Red, White and Moon
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 29, 2016 posted by Tom Klein

Red, White and Moon

Looking back, the moon landing was a harbinger of American destiny in the Cold War, with a revelation about what may have obscured an historic art gallery.