The Walter Lantz Story


 

$30.00

In stock

59116
+

Description

From the publisher:

This is the story of a master craftsman and innovator. Best known as the creator of Woody Woodpecker, the mischievous cartoon character, Walter Lantz is an animator, producer, and philanthropist.

In this highly entertaining biography, you'll witness not only the development of a gifted artist but also the growth of the cartoon industry into a multimillion-dollar business.

Introduction by Frank Capra.

This came from the collection of Steve Sherman, a writer,artist, puppet-maker, puppet-performer, and avid collector. Steve worked as Jack Kirby's assistant, at Filmation, and Sid and Marty Krofft, before forming his own company Puppet Studio in 1984 contributing to "Pee-Wee's Playhouse", "Men in Black 1 & 2", "Mighty Joe Young", "Muppets" and numerous other TV series and feature films.

Features

Walter Lantz
Joe Adamson

Condition & Attributes

Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket (edges soiled/toned, dustjacket spine faded)

Creators

Walter
Lantz
Joe
Adamson

Publishing Information

New York
Putnam
1985
1st

Physical Description

9.25 inches
6.25 inches
254 pages
over 170 black & white illustrations
hardcover
cloth spine
English