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Andy Panda was a series of animated cartoon short subjects produced by Walter Lantz and released by Universal Pictures from 1939 to 1949. The titular character was an anthropomorphic cartoon character, a cute panda. In the early version of the cartoon series, Andy is a cub, whose father, Papa Panda, is frequently trying to prove himself as a good role model. Later, Andy became a stand-a-lone star in the vein of Mickey Mouse, and even acquired a Pluto-like dog as a pet. Animation refers to the process in which each frame of a film or movie is produced individually, whether generated as a computer graphic, or by photographing a drawn image, or by repeatedly making small changes to a model (see claymation and stop motion), and then photographing the result. ... Short film - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Walter Lantz (b. ... Universal Studios logo Universal Studios is a famous Hollywood movie studio located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, which is in the San Fernando Valley. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1949 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Anthropomorphism, also referred to as personification or prosopopeia, is the attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects, animals, forces of nature, and others. ... A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... Panda is tha act of having sex with another persons ear ... Mickeys most recognizable look has him wearing red shorts and yellow shoes. ... Pluto is a fictional character made famous in a series of Disney short cartoons. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The Dog is a canine carnivorous mammal that has been domesticated for at least 14,000 years and perhaps for as long as 150,000 years based on recent evidence. ...


Andy's first cartoon was the aptly-titled Life Begins for Andy Panda in 1939. The 1940 Andy Panda short Knock Knock featured the first appearance of Lantz's biggest star, Woody Woodpecker. Lantz continued to produce Andy Panda shorts until he closed his studio in 1948. When it reopened in 1950, Andy Panda did not return to production. 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Woody Woodpecker first appeared in the film Knock Knock on November 25, 1940. ... Woody Woodpecker is an animated cartoon character who appears in short films produced by the Walter Lantz animation studio and distributed by Universal Studios. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


External link

  • Andy Panda at Don Markstein's Toonopedia

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Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Andy Panda (706 words)
Andy was a baby bear in this cartoon, and remained a juvenile for the next three years.
Dick Lundy, who had directed most of Andy's films (including that one), moved to MGM, where he mostly worked on the equally easygoing Barney Bear, and Andy was retired as a character.
His main claim to fame is that it was a 1940 Andy Panda cartoon, Knock Knock, that introduced Woody Woodpecker.
Toon Tracker's Andy Panda Page (875 words)
Andy's first film, the charming cartoon LIFE BEGINS FOR ANDY PANDA, was the one of only two films that featured Andy's mother, a sophisticated sounding lady panda.
Andy's girl friend, Miranda, did not appear in the comics again until issue #104 (1945) where she appeared right on the cover.
Andy Panda and related characters are ™ & © 2003 Universal City Studios.
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