Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

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.

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.