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Woody Woodpecker series
Directed by Alex Lovy
Produced by Walter Lantz
Story by Homer Brightman
Voices by Grace Stafford
Dal McKennon
Paul Frees
Music by Clarence Wheeler
Animation by Laverne Harding
Lester Kline
Ray Abrams
Raymond Jacobs
Art Landy
Studio Walter Lantz Productions
Distributed by Universal International
Release date(s) April 20, 1960
Color process Technicolor
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by Heap Big Hepcat
Followed by How to Stuff a Woodpecker

Ballyhooey is the 99th animated cartoon short subject in the Woody Woodpecker series. Released theatrically on April 20, 1960, the film was produced by Walter Lantz Productions and distributed by Universal International.

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Ballyhooey was Alex Lovy's final effort as director on a Woody Woodpecker short, as he would later leave Lantz for Hanna Barbera. He was replaced by Jack Hannah, a former Disney veteran behind the Donald Duck & Chip 'n' Dale cartoons.


  • Cooke, Jon, Komorowski, Thad, Shakarian, Pietro, and Tatay, Jack. "1960". The Walter Lantz Cartune Encyclopedia.