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    Woody Woodpecker Stock (Universal, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Walter Lantz created his famous bird, an obnoxious mischief-maker, after he and his wife were interrupted on their honeymoon at a lakeside cottage by a pesky woodpecker. With arguably the most famous laugh of any cartoon character in history, Woody Woodpecker made his debut in a 1940 Andy Panda theatrical short entitled Knock Knock. Woody continued to appear in short films throughout the 40s and 50s. In 1957 the Kellogg's company collected the shorts into a syndicated package that were sold to television as The Woody Woodpecker Show. The only posters that were produced for Woody were stock posters such as the one featured here. This copy is in outstanding condition. Near Mint.

    Estimate: $500 - $1,000.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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