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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: ★★
Review:

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

Black And White Films

Grandma's Pet

Director: Walter Lantz or Bill Nolan
Release Date: January 18, 1932
Stars: Oswald the Rabbit
Rating: ★★
Review:

By 1932 Oswald had changed into a cute little boy. 174 more words

Black And White Films

The Bandmaster

Director: Walter Lantz or Bill Nolan
Release Date: May 27, 1931
Stars: Oswald the Rabbit
Rating: ★★★
Review:

In ‘The Bandmaster’ Oswald is the leader of a three-piece brass band. 186 more words

Black And White Films

Monday May 30, 2016 -- NYTimes Crossword No. 0425

Monday May 30, 2016 — NYTimes Crossword No. 0425

Today is Memorial Day. The day we as Americans honor our fallen soldiers. Thank you to all who have given their lives for the cause of freedom. 430 more words

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