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She Done Him Right

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

‘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

Mantanzas Mule Day 

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Prime Rib Day

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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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Mechanical Man

Director: Walter Lantz or Bill Nolan
Release Date: February 15, 1932
Stars: Oswald the Rabbit
Rating: ★★

In 1932 Oswald was redesigned to give him a more boy-like appearance. 169 more words

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"Spooks" (1930)

Day 25: Returning to the Walter Lantz studio with another appearance by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. “Spooks”, originally released on July 14, 1930, draws its inspiration from “The Phantom of the Opera”, which had been adapted into a highly popular film in 1925. 49 more words

"Mechanical Man" (1932)

Day 15: Today we have more mad scientist mayhem, this time from the Walter Lantz studio. In “Mechanical Man”, originally released on February 15, 1932, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit must rescue his girlfriend from an evil scientist and a killer robot (who live in a haunted house for good measure). 26 more words

"A Wet Knight" (1932)

Day 13: Today we have a great cartoon from the Walter Lantz studio (future makers of Woody Woodpecker) starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, along with lot of complex animation history. 405 more words