Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

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.

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.

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)
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November 25, 2015 posted by Devon Baxter

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)

Today’s Thanksgiving feature is Shamus Culhane’s first Woody Woodpecker! “Seville” marked the first appearance of a polished incarnation of Woody, designed by animator Emery Hawkins and layout artist Art Heinemann.