All others came in a poor second, weather they deserved it or not. I forgot about some of these cartoons from my youth! The biggest stumbling block, though, is that Woody Woodpecker is neither of those characters, nor is he even really himself as of yet. Woody comes off as super derivative, an attempt to get the wiseacre attitude of Bugs Bunny and fuse it with the nuttiness of Daffy Duck with even a little pre-Screwy Squirrel genuine insanity. It is a step-by-step look at how an animated short is made. All three were published by Oni Press.
The bird's antics must have struck a chord, because by the summer of 1941, he jumped into his own self-titled short subject. This set is a must buy anyway. It follows up through the creation and popularity of Woody, and would be much better without the poorly acted and badly animated sequences of the animator and the character interacting. Furthermore, the gags are tired, and there is no subtext or commentary like we might expect from the best of the Looney Tunes. I love the screen captures on your site.
Sure he's cute, little, and talented, but I think what Woody did in these cartoons was exactly what a lot of the stressed-out urbanites sort of fantisized about doing but of course would never actually do. Featuring rare Musical Miniature and Swing Symphony cartoons plus appearances by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Windy the Bear, Maggie and Sam and Inspector Willoughby, this outrageous collection is non-stop fun for fans of all ages! His most recent projects include the futuristic romance with Natalie Nourigat; , a loopy crime tale drawn by Dan Christensen; and the horror miniseries , a collaboration with Megan Levens. The series gets stronger in the animation department, and Woody enters his final phase looks-wise, getting rounder, more cuddly. Here's a selection from miscellaneous Woody shorts. And Lantz continued to do great shorts even in the Fifties and Sixties, with Hickory, Dickory and Doc and then Doc and Champ or Doc alone ; Chilly Willy; Gabby Gator; Woody himself The Don Patterson cartoons, even with low budget, are real funny cartoons. Rich is a novelist and comic book writer.
While Lantz's cartoons earn a 5-star rating, the visual quality of the cartoons sadly knocked it down to three. The big city is complex, stressful, and can drive someone nuts. As I am sure many children before and since have done, I annoyed just about everyone with his trademark laugh. The look of the shorts is inconsistent, and the films lack any kineticism. The Woody Woodpecker I Remember This is the Woody collection I have been waiting for. Some of the flaws could be in the animation, but some are just laziness. Let's face it, time moves fast.
How could you Duck Dodgers? All we wanted to do after school was watch my old pal Woody! In a similar vein, the foldable case has two sections of notes about the shorts and their producer, as well as illustrated lists of what cartoons are on each disc. Lessen the beaked one's prominence, get a better cartoon. The bottom line, though, is the bird lacks charm. Thus, we get the plethora of cartoons here, ranging from boring to stupid, and rarely ever funny. In these, Lantz discusses the background of the series, including lessons on how to draw Andy and Woody and tracing the evolution of the look of his main character. The shows are sometimes fuzzy, colors get faded and spotty, and there is dirt and noise all over the place.
The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection: Volume 2 is a three-disc collection of theatrical cartoons starring and the other Lantz characters, produced by for between 1932 and 1958. I wish to buy this set without problems. While everybody remembers Woody Woodpecker along with his memorable laugh, which eerily found its way into a few Warner Bros. His cartoons broke no new ground in animation, story telling, or humor. It may have been as simple as that, that I could imitate Woody Woodpecker in a way I couldn't do with my other favorites I was a Duck man--both Daffy and Donald. Created by renowned cartoonist Walter Lantz, these 75 original theatrical cartoons - all digitally remastered and completely uncut - showcase some of the wildest antics in animation history. Lantz is best known for Woody Woodpecker, one of the screwiest cartoon characters ever made.
Included are a few of the Oswald The Lucky Rabbit cartoons from the early 30's which Walter Lantz was asked to continue producing after animation god Walt Disney lost the rights to the character , Andy Panda cartoons Lantz's first original character , Chilly Willy who Lantz developed in the 50's , and Cartune Classics Lantz's equivalent of Disney's Silly Symphonies, though they heavily resemble the Merrie Melodies from Warner Bros. It is worth every sincle cent that you'll spend! Another attribute I noticed from Lantz was how his late 40's post-war shorts still maintained fast, fluid character movements while other studios started slowing down on pacing and speed. No pretentions Oscar material here, just simple fun. I loved Woody Woodpecker as a child, but I cannot remember any particular cartoons that I watched back then. That's more than a full day's work, folks, and I paid for every minute.
He stands for nothing but himself, unlike say how Bugs Bunny becomes a symbol of defusing stuffy and wrong-headed authority and bullies. Great pics, by the way, is About Ben Boogie really that great? Woody Woodpecker And Friends Classic Cartoon Collection, The Relive all of the hilarious, crazy adventures of Woody Woodpecker, everyone's favorite wacky red-headed bird, in The Woody Woodpecker And Friends Classic Cartoon Collection! How could your conscience let you get with this? In actuality, more of this shows up in the supplemental cartoons, which play much more on stereotypes and caricatures popular in the time period. Some memories are better left as memories. And yes, Abou Ben Boogie is a marvellous cartoons with sex, hot music and great animation. Watching this set,it feels like I had just watched these cartoons yesterday. Digitally Remastered and Completely Uncut! I watched these earliest cartoons and it dawned on me just what a brilliant commentary this was on the times that the audience was living in.