Star Wirth was in charge of H-B’s Xerox department

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Xerox checker and supervisor Star Wirth, head of the Xerox department at Hanna-Barbera from 1967 until 1999, died January 12.

Her age was not immediately available.

Wirth did xerography for a host of TV series. She also worked for DreamWorks, Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. until her retirement in 2001.

She was a xerographer for the TV series The Mumbly Cartoon Show, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour and Jabberjaw (all 1976); The All-New Super Friends Hour and C B Bears (both 1977); Scooby’s All Star Laff-A-Lympics (1977-78); Dynomutt Dog Wonder, Yogi’s Space Race, Jana of the Jungle and Challenge of the SuperFriends (all 1978); Godzilla (1978-79); Casper and the Angels, Buford and the Galloping Ghost, The New Shmoo, The Super Globetrotters, The World’s Greatest SuperFriends, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo and The New Fred and Barney Show (all 1979); The Flintstone Comedy Show (1980); Super Friends (1980-81); Space Stars, Trollkins and The Kwicky Koala Show (all 1981); Smurfs (1981-88); Shirt Tales, The Gary Coleman Show, Jokebook and Pac-Man (all 1982); The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (1983); The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (1985); Paw Paws (1985-86); Snorks, ogi’s Treasure Hunt and The Jetsons (all 1985-87); Foofur and Jonny Quest (both 1986-87); The Flintstone Kids (1986-88); Sky Commanders (1987); A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988-91); The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures, Potsworth & Co. and Gravedale High (all 1990); Timeless Tales from Hallmark (1990-91); Tom & Jerry Kids Show (1990-93); Yo Yogi! (1991-92); The Pirates of Dark Water (1991-93); Fish Police (1992); The Addams Family (1992-93); Capitol Critters (1992-95); Droopy: Master Detective and 2 Stupid Dogs (both 1993); Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1993-94); Dumb and Dumber (1995); The What a Cartoon Show (1995-97); Cave Kids (1996); The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1996-1997); Dexter’s Laboratory (1996-98); I Am Weasel (1997); Cow and Chicken (1997-99); Johnny Bravo (1997-2001); and The Powerpuff Girls (1998-2001).

For TV-movies, she worked on Davy Crockett on the Mississippi (1976); A Flintstone Christmas (1977); Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979); Christmas Comes to PacLand (1982); My Smurfy Valentine (1983), The Little Troll Prince, Yogi’s Great Escape, The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones, Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers, Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats and Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose (all 1987); Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf, Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School, The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound, Rockin’ with Judy Jetson and Yogi & the Invasion of the Space Bears (all 1988); Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby, The Town Santa Forgot, The Halloween Tree and I Yabba-Dabba Do! (all 1993); A Flintstones Christmas Carol, Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights, Yogi the Easter Bear and A Flintstone Family Christmas (all 1994); Jonny Quest Versus the Cyber Insects (1995); and Dexter’s Laboratory Ego Trip (1999).

Her TV shorts included The Flintstones: Fred’s Final Fling (1980), The Smurfs Springtime Special (1982), Monster in My Pocket: The Big Scream (1992), George and Junior’s Christmas Spectacular (1995), Kenny and the Chimp: Diseasy Does It! or Chimp -n- Pox (1998), King Crab: Space Crustacean (1999) and The Mansion Cat (2000). Worth also was a xerographer on the ABC Weekend Specials The Puppy Saves the Circus (1981) and Miss Switch to the Rescue and Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit (both 1982). Her other TV work included the documentaries The Flintstones’ 25th Anniversary Celebration (1986) and A Yabba-Dabba-Doo Celebration!: 50 Years of Hanna-Barbera (1989).

In movies, Worth was the head of xerography on 1994’s The Pagemaster and the Xerox supervisor on Heidi’s Song (1982), GoBots: War of the Rock Lords (1986), Jetsons: The Movie (1990) and Once Upon a Forest (1990). She did xerography on the shorts Rock Odyssey (1987), Larry & Steve (1996), and Babe, He Calls Me and Malcom and Melvin (both 1997).

Worth was a xerographer for the 1998 direct-to-video movie Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, along with the video shorts Moses, Joshua and the Battle of Jericho and David and Goliath (all 1986); The Easter Story (1990); The Miracles of Jesus (1991); and Queen Esther (1992).

She was involved in copying and shipping for the TV series Histeria! (1998), Batman Beyond (1999-2001) and Baby Blues (2000-02); the 1999 TV-movie Batman Beyond: The Movie; the videos Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker and Tweety’s High-Flying Adventure (both 2000) and Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring (2002), as well as the 1999 TV short King Crab: Space Crustacean.

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