The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection in July - Updated
Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection for 24th July 2007 priced at $39.98 SRP. Created by renowned cartoonist Walter Lantz, one of the most beloved animated characters of all time is coming to DVD as part of a three-disc collection which features 75 original theatrical cartoons - all digitally remastered and completely uncut - including eight Academy Award-nominated short features and over one hour of vintage bonus materials including the documentary Walter, Woody and the World of Animation, behind-the-scenes footage and a full episode of The Woody Woodpecker Show.
Woody’s crazy exploits include encounters with other well-known animated players from the renowned Walter Lantz Studio including Chilly Willy, Andy Panda, Wally Walrus and Buzz Buzzard. As a special bonus, The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection also includes rare cartoons from the golden age of animation, with treasures from the Walter Lantz archive including Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Cartune Classic and Swing Symphony cartoons. Over eight hours of this rare bird’s daffy doings have been digitally remastered for optimum picture quality on this set, with episodes featuring the original Mono audio (DD2.0) and optional English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.