Wet Blanket PolicyWet Blanket Policy (1948) - Woody Woodpecker Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Woody Woodpecker Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Walter Lantz Productions
- Distributed by: United Artists
- Cartoon Characters: Woody Woodpecker, A. Welcher (Buzz Buzzard).
- Voice Actors: Ben Hardaway, Mel Blanc.
- Directed By Dick Lundy.
- Produced By Walter Lantz.
- Animated By Les Kline, Ken O'Brien.
- Written By Ben Hardaway, Heck Allen.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Original Song, "The Woody Woodpecker Song" (Music and Lyrics: Ramey Idriss, George Tibbles), 1948.
- Music: Gloria Wood, Harry Babbit.
- Originally Released on August 27, 1948.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
Underhanded insurance agent A. Welcher forces Woody into signing a "Low Life" insurance policy- a document stating that the agent will get $10,000 if Woody kicks the bucket.
Cartoon Production Information:
First appearance of Buzz Buzzard (here named "A. Welcher"). "Wet Blanket Policy" has the distinction of being the only cartoon short to be nominated for an Oscar for Best Song: "The Woody... (more)
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