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The Barber Of Seville (1944) – Woody Woodpecker Cartoon Series

The Barber Of Seville

CotD: The first Woody Woodpecker cartoon directed by James (Shamus) Culhane, “The Barber Of Seville” was also the first to use the famous opening where Woody pops out of a tree stump, animated by Emery Hawkins.

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Drooler’s Delight (1949) – Woody Woodpecker Theatrical Cartoon Serie

Drooler's Delight

CotD: Ben Hardaway last voiced Woody Woodpecker in “Drooler’s Delight; Grace Stafford would voice the rest of the Woody shorts produced by her husband Walter Lantz.

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The Cat In The Hat comes back as animated feature

Dr. Seuss' The Cat In The Hat

Oh, the places you’ll go when you’re Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat In The Hat”!

Universal Pictures is ready to start developing a 3D CG-animated feature based on Dr. Seuss’ immortal story The Cat in the Hat. Although no release date has been announced, Rob Lieber has just been named to write the script.

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Lorax has it all over John Carter at box office

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Universal Pictures’ “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” did much better at the North American box office in its second weekend than did Disney’s John Carter in its first.

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Despicable Me 2 Trailer

Despicable Me 2

The sequel to Illuminations/Universal’s 201 hit Despicable Me, so imaginatively titled Despicable Me 2, has it’s first trailer out. The trailer gives nothing of the plot away, but if you love the little yellow Minions, you will love the new trailer. Or if you love the Beach Boys, you will love it.

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Green opening for “The Lorax” with $70.7 million

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Universal Pictures’ “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” cleaned up at the North American box office over the weekend, making $70.7 million for the biggest opening of any movie so far this year.

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“The Adventures of Tintin” wins Satellite Award

The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tin Tin: The Secret of the Unicorn” won for Motion Picture, Animated or Mixed Media at the 16th Satellite Awards, held Sunday night at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

It defeated fellow nominees Kung Fu Panda 2, The Muppets, Puss in Boots, Rango and Rio in the category.

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