The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia:
Academy Award Nominees


The following is a list of the Walter Lantz cartoons that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. In addition, it should also be noted that The Woody Woodpecker Song from Wet Blanket Policy (1948) was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Song Category and that Walter Lantz received an Academy Award for Life-Time Achievement in 1979.


The Merry Old Soul (1933/Oswald the Lucky Rabbit)

Jolly Little Elves (1934/Cartune Classic)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company "B" (1941/Cartune)

Juke Box Jamboree (1942/Swing Symphony)

The Dizzy Acrobat (1943/Woody Woodpecker)

Fish Fry (1944/Andy Panda)

The Poet and Peasant (1946/Musical Miniature)

Musical Moments from Chopin (1947/Musical Miniature)

Crazy Mixed Up Pup (1955)

The Legend of Rockabye Point (1955/Chilly Willy)


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