Big Toot (father)
Little Toot is a small tugboat who lives with his father Big Toot.
Putnam Publishing Group
Original version: Little Toot (1939)
Disney version: Melody Time (1948)
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Little Toot was originally a children's book created by Hardie Gramatsky in 1939 while he was an animator at Disney. Disney licensed the character for the cartoon Melody Time
from 1949 where one of the stories was about Little Toot. Little Toot starred in his own cartoon Little Toot
again in 1954, and a few stories was made for Walt Disney's Comics and Stories
. The character Little Toot has not been used by Disney for many years. It has been speculated that Disney lost the licencing rights, but these speculations has not been confirmed.