Walter Lantz was an American cartoonist who is best remembered for the mischievous Woody the Woodpecker, a popular character
who for many years appeared in cartoon shorts for theatres, and later on television. Universal Pictures bought the library
of shorts and the rights to Walter Lantz productions in mid-1980s. The collection contains original and copies of continuity
scripts and copies of revised music cue sheets related to Walter Lantz cartoons productions under the ownership of Universal
Universal bought the library of shorts and the rights to Walter Lantz productions in mid-1980s. Lantz remained active in overseeing
how Universal handled his characters (for merchandise, TV, home video, theme parks, limited edition cels, etc.) up until his
death in 1994.
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