'Woody Woodpecker' cartoonist Walter Lantz, 1969
Published: July 21, 2012
Rick Goetz ©Stars and Stripes
Seoul, South Korea, December, 1969: "Woody Woodpecker" creator Walter Lantz sketches his cartoon characters on a blackboard for students at Seoul American School. Lantz and his wife Gracie, who provided Woody's voice in the cartoons, were on a USO-sponsored tour that also took them to Japan, Okinawa, the Philippines, Guam and Hawaii.
Stars and Stripes' 1969 story about Walter Lantz at Seoul American.