Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

Walter Lantz “Barber Of Seville” (1944)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
November 25, 2015 posted by

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.

Witch Crafty for Halloween, 1955
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 31, 2015 posted by

Witch Crafty for Halloween, 1955

For Halloween, a cartoon that makes us SCREAM: it marks the moment when the Walter Lantz cartoons take a precipitous turn for the worse, commencing a nosedive from which they never recovered.

Alex Lovy is All Aces, 1942
WALTER LANTZ ARCHIVE
October 3, 2015 posted by

Alex Lovy is All Aces, 1942

In concluding these posts on the first-ever study of cartoon violence, a look at the original report reveals a surprise: the data shows the opposite of what is typically reported today.

Animation Anecdotes #226
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
August 21, 2015 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #226

Jim Korkis with anecdotes on Woody Woodpecker, Gigantor, Lilo and Stitch, Jeffery Katzenberg, dubbing Miyazaki, Betty Boop and the Incredibles.