Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004
One of the caricatures in The Woods Are Full of Cuckoos (Tashlin, 1938). Based on Lanny Ross (d. 1988), a popular tenor of the 1920s and 1930s who appeared on the Maxwell House Show Boat radio program. Ross’ theme sone was “Moonlight and Roses”. Ross provided the signing voice of Prince David in the Fleischer feature cartoon Gulliver’s Travels (1939).