Unavailable but originally shown on the Woody Woodpecker show. View (version w Russian) here.
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Wikipedia tells me that this cartoon was originally called The Mad Matador but some foreign marketing group convinced the producer to change it. There is no explanation on Wikipedia for why it was changed to The Hollywood Matador, and I bet the Russian guy narrating this version doesn’t say anything about it either. 7 more words
Walter Lantz, who was born in 1899 to Italian immigrant parents, actually had the surname Lanza until an immigration official anglicized it. Had he not, Walter could have grown up to be an opera singer rather than the creator of Woody Woodpecker and many other cartoon characters. 232 more words
Incredible uncommon original painting by Walter Lantz, oil painting on canvas, 10.5 x 13.5, depicting Woody Woodpecker in a birch tree forest. Painting is signed in black paint in the lower left, “Walter Lantz.” Reverse of the canvas also bears an affixed ‘Walter Lantz Happy Art’ label and a Lantz copyright stamp. 56 more words