Lil' Eightball

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Lil' Eightball
Lil' Eightball, as seen in "A Haunting We Will Go" (art by Walter Lantz Studios).
Character information
first app.: "The Stubborn Mule" (1939)
last app.: "A Haunting We Will Go" (1939)
created by: Burt Gillett & Walt Lantz

Lil' Eightball is a Walter Lantz character, who made his first appearance in the cartoon "The Stubborn Mule", in 1939. His final appearance was in 1939, in "A Haunting We Will Go". He is a Black stereotype and was voiced by Mel Blanc.

"A Haunting We Will Go" is the first Walter Lantz cartoon made in three-strip Technicolor. From this point onward, all of the Lantz cartoons would be produced in color.

List of appearances:

  • "The Stubborn Mule" (07/03/1939)[1][2]
  • "Silly Superstition" (08/28/1939)[1][3]
  • "A Haunting We Will Go" (09/04/1939)[1][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia: 1939
  2. ^ "The Stubborn Mule"., April 13, 2012
  3. ^ "Silly Superstition"., April 13, 2012
  4. ^ "A Haunting We Will Go"., April 13, 2012

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