Tag Archives: Woody Woodpecker

“Wet Blanket Policy” (1948)
BAXTER'S BREAKDOWNS
April 22, 2015 posted by

“Wet Blanket Policy” (1948)

“Ha-ha-ha-HA-ha! Ha-ha-ha-HA-ha! That’s the Woody Woodpecker Song…” In 1947, musicians George Tibbles and Ramey Idriss played Walter Lantz their new song about his famous manic woodpecker over the phone. Tibbles…

More Christmasy Cartoonz
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December 7, 2014 posted by

More Christmasy Cartoonz

Has it been a whole year since my last posts on Christmas animation? Around Christmas 2013, I devoted six columns to Christmas-themed cartoons. American theatrical shorts, American TV Specials, direct-to-DVD…

Woody Woodpecker on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
September 30, 2014 posted by

Woody Woodpecker on Records

A peek through the knothole at two record albums featuring classic Walter Lantz characters – Woody Woodpecker, Chilly Willy, Andy Panda – as well as the radiant Mrs. Lantz. WOODY…

Animation Anecdotes #170
ANIMATION ANECDOTES
July 11, 2014 posted by

Animation Anecdotes #170

Scotty McTape Meets Woody Woodpecker. The plot for the Woody Woodpecker cartoon, Termites from Mars (1952) was actually adapted for a promotional giveaway comic book from Scotch tape entitled “Woody…