Silly Superstition
Studio: Walter Lantz Release Date : August 28, 1939 Series: Li'l Eightball
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Synopsis

L'il Eightball isn't superstitious at all, as he tries to prove to his dog by walking under a ladder and letting a black cat cross his path. His dog, however, is not so cavalier.

Characters

L'il Eightball
(Voice: Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Burt Gillett

Animator

Laverne "Verne" Harding (unverified)
Lester "Les" Kline (unverified)
George Nicholas (unverified)

Story

Burt Gillett (unverified)
Walter "Walt" Lantz (unverified)
Victor McLeod (unverified)

Music

James Dietrich (unverified)
Frank Marsales (unverified)

Backgrounds

Ed Kiechle (unverified)

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (unverified)

Producer

Walter "Walt" Lantz


Distributor(s)

Universal Pictures

Trivia

  • The last Walter Lantz cartoon filmed in black and white.

DVD

United States

Lantz Studio Treasures Starring Oswald

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 7:21
Production No.: 981
MPAA No.: 3451
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Black and White
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Burt Gillett

Animator

Laverne "Verne" Harding (unverified)
Lester "Les" Kline (unverified)
George Nicholas (unverified)

Story

Burt Gillett (unverified)
Walter "Walt" Lantz (unverified)
Victor McLeod (unverified)

Music

James Dietrich (unverified)
Frank Marsales (unverified)

Backgrounds

Ed Kiechle (unverified)

Voices

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (unverified)

Producer

Walter "Walt" Lantz

Screenshots

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History

1/23/2012

  • New title added by eutychus

6/24/2013

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9/13/2013

  • Synopsis added by eutychus
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  • Screenshots added by eutychus

10/6/2013

  • Characters added by Toonatic

2/26/2017

  • Characters added by kintutoons32
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2/3/2019

    11/4/2019

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    3/13/2021

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    Sources

    Burt Gillett: Director
    • Verified by "Of Mice and Magic" by Leonard Maltin

    Laverne "Verne" Harding: Animator
    • Unverified

    Lester "Les" Kline: Animator
    • Unverified

    George Nicholas: Animator
    • Unverified

    Burt Gillett: Story
    • Unverified

    Walter "Walt" Lantz: Story
    • Unverified

    Victor McLeod: Story
    • Unverified

    James Dietrich: Music
    • Unverified

    Frank Marsales: Music
    • Unverified

    Ed Kiechle: Backgrounds
    • Unverified

    Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc: Voices
    • Unverified

    Walter "Walt" Lantz: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)