Who's Cookin' Who?

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Who's Cookin' Who?
Woody Woodpecker series
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Directed by James Culhane
Produced by Walter Lantz
Story by Ben Hardaway
Milt Schaffer
Voices by Ben Hardaway
Lionel Stander
Music by Darrell Calker
Animation by Lester Kline
Grim Natwick
Emery Hawkins
Bernard Garbutt
Paul Smith
LaVerne Harding
Backgrounds by Terry Lind
Studio Walter Lantz Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) June 24, 1946
Color process Technicolor
Running time 6' 41"
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by The Loose Nut
Followed by Bathing Buddies

Who's Cookin' Who? is the 17th animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on June 24, 1946, the film was produced by Walter Lantz Productions and distributed by Universal Pictures.

Notes[edit]

  • Who's Cookin' Who? is a remake of Pantry Panic. It would be remade once more as The Redwood Sap. While in Pantry Panic, birds take the route south to escape the rigors of winter and Woody is hampered by the weather, he is punished for his irresponsibility and his lack of concern for reserve supplies in both Who's Cookin' Who? and The Redwood Sap. In Pantry Panic, Woody wanted to eat was represented by a cat, while in Who's Cookin' Who?, Woody's opponent is a wolf; in The Redwood Sap, Woody had no rivals.
  • Beginning with Who's Cookin' Who?, the "OO's" in "Woody Woodpecker's" name (in the opening log sequence) have been changed to nut screws; also, the color in Woody's neck changes from blue to red, matching his plummage.
  • Wolfie Wolf who appears in this film would later appear in Fair Weather Fiends (released later that year) and Red Riding Hoodlum. In Red Riding Hoodlum, Wolfie has blonde hair instead of red.

References[edit]

  • Cooke, Jon, Komorowski, Thad, Shakarian, Pietro, and Tatay, Jack. "1946". The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia.