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Rough and Tumbleweed

Rough and Tumbleweed

Release Date: 1/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Les Kline, and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-118
  • The first cartoon where the Willoughby character becomes known as Inspector Willoughby.
  • The first cartoon in the Inspector Willoughby series.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection, Vol. 2 (DVD; Universal/MCA)
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 12 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Poop Deck Pirate

Poop Deck Pirate

Release Date: 1/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Ray Abrams and Al Coe
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-120
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Eggnapper

Eggnapper

Release Date: 2/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Al Coe, and Roy Jenkins
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-121
  • A Fatso the Bear cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 13 (DVD; Columbia House)

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The Bird Who Came to Dinner

The Bird Who Came to Dinner

Release Date: 3/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Les Kline, and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-122
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Many sources incorrectly credit Jack Hannah as the director of this cartoon.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker Favorites (DVD; Universal/MCA)
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Gabby's Diner

Gabby's Diner

Release Date: 4/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Al Coe, and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-124
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Thanks to Charles Brubaker for providing us with better images from this cartoon.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 7 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Papoose on the Loose

Papoose on the Loose

Release Date: 4/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: LaVerne Harding, Les Kline, and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-123
  • Thanks to Richard Jebe for providing us with images from this cartoon.

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Clash and Carry

Clash and Carry

Release Date: 5/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Roy Jenkins and Al Coe
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Paul Frees

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-128
  • A Chilly Willy cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection, Vol. 2 (DVD; Universal/MCA)

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St. Moritz Blitz

St. Moritz Blitz

Release Date: 5/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Ray Abrams and Les Kline
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Daws Butler

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-125
  • A Chilly Willy cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 11 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Bear and the Bees

Bear and the Bees

Release Date: 5/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Roy Jenkins and Al Coe
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Dal McKennon

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-126
  • The final Fatso the Bear cartoon.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 12 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Sufferin' Cats

Sufferin' Cats

Release Date: 6/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Les Kline and Ray Abrams
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-127
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 14 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Mississippi Slow Boat

Mississippi Slow Boat

Release Date: 7/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Ray Abrams and Les Kline
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-130
  • An Inspector Willoughby cartoon
  • Hidden Gag: The narrator introduces the Inspector by his full name: Inspector Seward Willoughby. At the time, the Lantz Studio was located at 861 Seward Street in Hollywood, California (and, we should note, that a Willoughby Ave. crosses Seward Street at that corner).

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Franken-Stymied

Franken-Stymied

Release Date: 7/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Don Lusk, Roy Jenkins, Ray Abrams, and Al Coe
Story: Homer Brightman
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-129
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection, Vol. 2 (DVD; Universal/MCA)
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 12 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Busman's Holiday

Busman's Holiday

Release Date: 8/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Les Kline and Ray Abrams
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-131
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 15 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Tricky Trout

Tricky Trout

Release Date: 9/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Al Coe, Don Lusk, and Roy Jenkins
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Paul Frees

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-132
  • A Chilly Willy cartoon
  • Leonard Maltin erroneously lists Paul J. Smith as the director of this cartoon.
  • The final appearance of Wally Walrus.
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 13 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Phantom of the Horse Opera

Phantom of the Horse Opera

Release Date: 10/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Les Kline and Ray Abrams
Story: Dalton Sandifer
Music: Clarence Wheeler
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Voice: Dal McKennon
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-135
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon

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Tin Can Concert (Presents The Cinderella Overture by Rossini)

Tin Can Concert (Presents The Cinderella Overture by Rossini)

Release Date: 10/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Story: Jack Hannah
Animation: Don Lusk
Orchestration: Eugene Poddany
Voice: Paul Frees
Settings: Ray Huffine, Art Landy, and Lance Nolley

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-137
  • A Doc cartoon

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Doc's Last Stand

Doc's Last Stand

Release Date: 11/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Roy Jenkins and Al Coe
Story: Al Bertino and Dick Kinney
Music: Eugene Poddany
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voices: Dal McKennon and Paul Frees

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-139
  • A Doc cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 7 (DVD; Columbia House)

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Woody's Kook-Out

Woody's Kook-Out

Release Date: 11/??/61
Direction: Jack Hannah
Animation: Roy Jenkins and Al Coe
Story: Tedd Pierce and Bill Danch
Settings: Ray Huffine and Art Landy
Voice: Daws Butler
Music: Darrell Calker
Woody's Voice: Grace Stafford

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-133
  • A Woody Woodpecker cartoon

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Case of the Red-Eyed Ruby

Case of the Red-Eyed Ruby

Release Date: 12/??/61
Direction: Paul J. Smith
Animation: Ray Abrams and Les Kline
Story: Tedd Pierce and Bill Danch
Settings: Art Landy and Ray Huffine
Music: Darrell Calker
Voice: Dal McKennon

Notes:
  • Production Number: U-134
  • An Inspector Willoughby cartoon
  • Video availability:
    • Woody Woodpecker and Friends, Vol. 15 (DVD; Columbia House)

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