Archive for the ‘Animation’ Category

Trouble

April 23, 2022

“Trouble,” a Van Beuren Studios cartoon featuring Tom & Jerry, 1931. Directed by John Foster and George Stallings. Music Director: Gene Rodemich. To prevent confusion with the better-known MGM cartoon cat and mouse, the main characters’ names were later changed to Dick and Larry.

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Musical Moments from Chopin

April 16, 2022

“Musical Moments from Chopin” (aka “Chopin’s Musical Moments”) a 1946 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. and Woody Woodpecker. Directed by Dick Lundy. Music by Darrell Calker. (and Frédéric Chopin, natch). Nominated for an Academy Award for best short subject.

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The Wacky Weed

April 9, 2022

“The Wacky Weed,” a 1946 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. Directed by Dick Lundy. Music by Darrell Calker.

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The Poet and Peasant

April 2, 2022

“The Poet and Peasant,” a 1946 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. Directed by Dick Lundy. Music by Darrell Calker and Franz von Suppé. A theatrical cartoon repurposed for TV, hence the intro.

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Meatless Tuesday

March 26, 2022

“Meatless Tuesday,” a 1943 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken. Directed by James Culhane. Note: “Meatless Mondays” were a wartime feature of WI and WWII.

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Canine Commandos

March 19, 2022

“Canine Commandos,” a 1943 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. Directed by Alex Lovy.

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Air Raid Warden

March 12, 2022

“Air Raid Warden,” a 1942 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. doing his bit on the Home Front. Directed by Alex Lovy.

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Andy Panda’s Victory Garden

March 5, 2022

“Andy Panda’s Victory Garden,” a 1942 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken doing their bit on the WWII Home Front. Directed by Alex Lovy.

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Nutty Pine Cabin

February 26, 2022

“Nutty Pine Cabin,” a 1942 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. Directed by Alex Lovy.

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Good-Bye Mr. Moth

February 19, 2022

“Good-Bye Mr. Moth,” a 1942 Walter Lanz “Cartune” featuring Andy Panda. Directed by Walter Lanz.

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