Little Lulu (1943-1948)
(1943 – 1948)
6 – 7:30 minutes
Little Lulu is a character created by Marjorie Henderson Buell in the mid-1930’s, debuting in the Saturday Evening Post in 1935, and continuing until 1944. She is also featured in comic strips (1950 – 1969) and comic books – Dell Comic’s Four Color comics, Marge’s Little Lulu, and Little Lulu from 1948 to 1984.
Little Lulu animated short films were produced by Famous Studios from 1943 to 1948, with a total of 25 cartoons
released, and those cartoons
were released for television syndication and are still being broadcast today.
Little Lulu is a smart and nice little girl with long ringlet curls, but sometimes gets in trouble when she’s a bit too mischievous. She is the leader of the girls’ club. She is loyal to her friends
who include Annie Inch, Tubby Tompkins, and Gertie Greenbean. The girls are often at odds with the boys in the boys’ club, even though Tubby is their leader. Some of the characters who cause trouble for Lulu are Wilbur Van Snobbe and ‘the Clubhouse fellers’, Iggy Inch, Eddie Stimson, and Willy Wilkins.
Also appearing in the series are George and Martha Moppet, Lulu’s parents, Miss Feeny, the children’s fourth grade teacher, Mr. Ernest, the school principal, and Mr. Clarence McNabbem and Mr. Timothy Googins, the school district truant officers.
cover the adventures and high-jinks that Lulu and her friends
get up to as not-quite-typical fourth graders.