Poetry Corner: Huckleberry Hound

On July 14th 1910 William Hanna was born.

William Hanna 1977

Photo by Elson-Alexandre, Los Angeles

William Hanna formed a partnership with Joseph Barbera in 1957 after they had created “Tom and Jerry” (1940). They became the first animation studio to successfully produce animation especially for television.

Some of their best-known series include “The Huckleberry Hound Show” (1958), “The Flintstones” (1960), “The Jetsons” (1962) and “The Smurfs” (1981).

Together they won six Emmy Awards and were nominated for two Academy Awards. They won the first Emmy for an animated programme. on this day

Huckleberry Hound

The biggest show in town is Huckleberry Hound
For all you guys and gals.
The biggest clown in town is Huckleberry Hound
With all his cartoon pals.

It’s Huckleberry fun, it’s for everyone,
So come on, gather ’round.
Get yourself all set,
Turn on your TV set
For Huckleberry Hound.

That oh, so merry, Chuckleberry,
Huckleberry Hound.
Copyright: Lyrics © Original Writer and Publisher 

source: https://www.lyricsondemand.com/tvthemes/huckleberryhoundlyrics.html

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