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King Klunk

Director: Walter Lantz or Bill Nolan
Release Date: September 4, 1933
Rating:  ★★★
Review:

‘King Klunk’ is a surprisingly faithful, if silly retelling of the 1933 hit movie ‘ 294 more words

Black And White Films

Confidence

Director: Walter Lantz or Bill Nolan
Release Date: July 31, 1933
Rating:  ★★★½
Review:

This cartoon opens with a jolly dance scene at a farm, which appears to be Oswald’s. 341 more words

Black And White Films

She Done Him Right

Director: Walter Lantz
Release Date: October 9, 1933
Stars: Pooch the Pup, Dopey Dick
Rating: ★★★★
Review:

‘She Done Him Right’ was the last of thirteen cartoons starring Pooch the Pup, a Walter Lantz character that was virtually Oswald the lucky Rabbit, but with different ears. 203 more words

Black And White Films

ON THIS DAY: April 27, 2017

April 27th is

International Girls in Information and
Telecommunication Technologies Day

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Poem In Your Pocket Day

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History

April 27, 1899: I Coulda Been a Tenor

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. 283 more words

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